Egyptian Spring Economic Fall
May 25, 2013
Egyptian Canadian League
Toronto, Ontario Canada
1) Egypt is currently experiencing its Worst Economic Crisis since the Great Depression.
2) Industrial Production Growth which was at a healthy rate of 5-7 percent a year before the revolution has fallen to 1% in 2012.
3) The official unemployment rate rose to from 9 to …
Palestine – Israel
The intensification of the conflict in Occupied Palestine and Israel today is one of grave concern to the Canadian Arab Federation. CAF believes just peace and security depend on giving Palestinians and Israelis peace, security and self-determination based on International Law and UN Resolutions.
CAF condemns the killing of Israeli and Palestinian …
Multiculturalism and civil rights
September the 11th and its aftermath have left Arab and Muslim Canadians reeling with sentiments of anxiety, fear, alienation, marginalization, betrayal, and disillusionment. There have been many causes for this: Key among them is what would, by Canadian standards, easily qualify as an excessive, overzealous security agenda.
“The backlash” to …
The Canadian Arab Federation has stood in opposition to the war on Iraq, along with thousands of organizations and millions of people around world, to speak out against the devastation and destruction that will be the result of this aggression. The humanitarian disaster we had warned against has come to pass, and the dangerous regional …
Immigration and Citizenship
The events of September 11 and the “War on Terror” have led to significant changes to legislation and policy in Canada. While the Canadian Arab Federation (CAF) recognizes that security and the prevention of terrorist acts are matters that warrant serious concern by lawmakers and law enforcers, it finds worrisome the trend that allows …