Irwin Cotler, 1940-

Cotler is Canada’s special envoy on preserving Holocaust remembrance and combating antisemitism after serving as a member of Parliament and justice minister. He defended Israel and Jews at the 2001 World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, which became an extended attack on Zionism. Cotler serves as the international chair of Canada’s Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights.

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