A prominent Jewish member of Canada’s Parliament was named justice minister and attorney general. Irwin Cotler was sworn in last Friday under new Prime Minister Paul Martin. A lawyer and human rights advocate, Cotler has spoken out against Arab moves to delegitimize Israel in international forums.
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