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Hundreds Of Westerners Have Joined ISIS — Here's Where They Came From

Business Insider 28 August 2014
By Ben Winsor

In the aftermath of the sadistic murder of American journalist James Foley by a suspected London-born ISIS recruit, increasing attention is being paid to the radicalization of

 

Kuwaiti Embassy Finances Muslim Brotherhood-linked Islamic School in Canada

Shariah Finance Watch 27 August 2014

In February 2014, the Kuwaiti KUNA press agency announced that a Montreal high school administered by Samer Al-Majthoub (aka Samer Majzoub) received an amount equivalent to $US

 

Canadians in terrorist armies threaten us all

The Globe and Mail 25 August 2014
By Michel Coulombe

Earlier this summer, the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a chilling recruitment video calling on young people in the West to leave their

 

The U.S., the U.K. and Canada in Jihad Denial

FrontPage Magazine 1 July 2014
By Robert Spencer

The denial of the reality of jihad is thicker than ever, even as jihadis advance around the world. And it endangers us all.

 

Warnings about potential Muslim radicalization went ignored, ex-U of C prof says

CBC News 30 June 2014

A former University of Calgary professor says he warned the school's administration years ago about the potential radicalization of some Muslim students, but nothing was

 

UK, Canada & United States Condemn 7-Year Imprisonment of Al Jazeera Journalist

Internatioanl Business Times 27 June 2014
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who works for Al Jazeera English was sentenced to 7-year imprisonment in Egypt, and the ruling has enraged the international community.

 

Radical Muslims misinterpret Koran to justify actions, accused terrorist says

Ottawa Citizen 11 June 2014
By Chris Cobb

Accused terrorist conspirator Misbahuddin Ahmed told his trial Tuesday that his intemperate references to Canada’s spy agency, secretly recorded while he was being spied on,

 

Canada’s young men joining foreign jihad: Are we doing enough to stop it?

CBC News 9 June 2014

An alarming number of radicalized Canadians are joining foreign jihadi groups abroad, prompting calls for intervention as other Western nations boost efforts to stop their

 

Muslim Group Proceeding In Lawsuit Against Harper, PMO Spokesman

Huffington Post 27 May 2014
By Jim Bronskill

A national Muslim council is proceeding with a lawsuit against Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his chief spokesman for allegedly linking the organization to a terrorist group.

 

Canadian doctor Mehdi Ali Qamar gunned down as he visited gravesite in Pakistan with wife and son

National Post 27 May 2014
By Jennifer Hough

A Canadian citizen who travelled to Pakistan’s Punjab region to train local doctors at a heart clinic was gunned down in front of his wife and child after morning prayers on Monday.

 

Alleged terrorist conspirators discussed vinegar, bananas and bombs

Ottawa Citizen 24 May 2014
By Chris Cobb

Osama bin Laden, angst over Allah’s apparent liking for vinegar and a how-to bomb making video were all part of the mix on Tuesday at the continuing terrorist conspiracy trial,

 

Syrian Extremists Threaten to 'Destroy' Canada in Online Video

AINA (press release) 20 April 2014
By Stewart Bell

The most extreme armed faction in Syria has threatened to "destroy" Canada, as Western governments are struggling to deal with radicalized citizens infatuated with Al-Qaeda

 

U.S. Muslims cite progress but say they still fight bias

Detroit News 15 April 2014
By Louis Aguilar

Livonia — About 800 people came out Sunday to support the Michigan chapter of America's largest Muslim civil liberties organization, where both the progress and the challenges of the

 

Toronto School Board Grants Islam Special Protection

Blazing Cat Fur 14 April 2014

This is a TDSB human rights related document, available only to TDSB staff online. Note this entry; "Derision of followers of Islam (Muslims) because of any aspect of their traditions beliefs

 

Canadian College Student Anisa Rawhani Dons Hijab to Learn about Islamophobia, Finds That People Are Nicer to Her

Answering Muslims 14 April 2014

Western nations are far more tolerant than Muslim nations, which is why it's so odd to hear Muslim groups like CAIR and ISNA constantly complain about bigotry and Islamophobia in America

 

Video: Nine Months in Jail for Blasphemy Against Islam

Gates Of Vienna 14 April 2014
By Baron Bodissey


If you happen to be in Canada, and you say something in public that hurts the feelings of Muslims, you may well be sentenced to nine months in jail.

 

Canadian Blogger Dons Hijab - Finds People Nicer to Her

Daily Mail 14 April 2014

A Canadian college student recently conducted a social experiment to see if people treated her differently if she wore a hijab - a traditional Muslim veil that covers a woman's head and chest

 

German program that reaches out to young men caught up in radicalism could be template for Canada

National Post 7 April 2014
By Stewart Bell

The letter he left for his family said he couldn’t live in Germany any more. He was incensed that police, alarmed by his deepening zeal, had raided his home and seized his phones

 

Canadian nun and two Italian Priests Kidnapped in Cameroon

Global News 7 April 2014

A 74-year-old Canadian nun working as a missionary in Cameroon was among a group of missionaries abducted by two armed groups in the western African country, Montreal’s

 

Head of Montreal Muslim Council decries PQ candidates’ discriminatory comments

Yahoo News 1 April 2014
By Andy Radia

The head of the Muslim Council of Montreal is concerned about what he calls the "discriminatory" comments of some Parti Quebecois candidates in this election campaign

 
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