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February 18, 2000 | Associated Press
Austrian right-wing politician Joerg Haider was rebuffed when he tried to visit Montreal's Holocaust Center during an unannounced visit to Canada this week, a Jewish leader said. Moshe Ronen, president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, said his group questioned Haider's motive in asking for the tour and had recommended the center turn him away. "Our advice to the museum was not to accommodate this bizarre request," Ronen said Wednesday. "They did not accommodate the visit."
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February 18, 2000 | Associated Press
Austrian right-wing politician Joerg Haider was rebuffed when he tried to visit Montreal's Holocaust Center during an unannounced visit to Canada this week, a Jewish leader said. Moshe Ronen, president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, said his group questioned Haider's motive in asking for the tour and had recommended the center turn him away. "Our advice to the museum was not to accommodate this bizarre request," Ronen said Wednesday. "They did not accommodate the visit."
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May 2, 1994 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Avoiding a confrontation with Canadian immigration authorities who had promised to arrest and deport him if he entered the country, controversial Nation of Islam member Khalid Abdul Muhammad addressed a gathering here Sunday by telephone. Muhammad, a former top aide to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, has been widely criticized in the United States for anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic and anti-white comments.
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