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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

 

Myth-busting Doug Saunders’ ‘10 Myths about Muslims in the West’

Jihad Watch 1 April 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

Doug Saunders summarizes his latest book The Myth of the Muslim Tide in a Huffington Post article, 10 Myths about Muslims in the West. It is a game that Saunders play with himself, throwing up the ball and smashing it to the ground. Saunders is the European chief of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s second biggest newspaper, and has received the National Newspaper Award — the Canadian counterpart to the Pulitzer Prize — four times.

 

Canada: Saudi Muslim on student visa tries to honor kill daughter for marrying non-Muslim

Creeping Sharia 25 March 2014

A 56-year-old man from Saudi Arabia has been charged with assault and uttering threats to kill his daughter after she married a non-Muslim man from Newfoundland. Khalaf

 

Iran fumes as Canada seizes Iranian assets for terror victims

Elder of Ziyon 25 March 2014

From Iran's PressTV: Iran has rejected a politically-motivated ruling by a Canadian court to seize more than USD 7 million of the Islamic Republic’s assets and

 

Mohamed Fahmy, Canadian Journalist Imprisoned In Egypt, Allowed MRI

The Huffington Post 25 March 2014
By Diana Mehta

In an unexpected gesture, Egypt's interim president assured the family of an imprisoned Egyptian-Canadian journalist that the man would get a fair, speedy trial and necessary

 

California man arrested near U.S.-Canada border on terrorism charge

Reuters 19 March 2014
By Bryan Cohen

A California man who prosecutors say was on his way to Syria to join an al Qaeda splinter group was arrested on Monday near the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state on a terrorism charge, federal

 

Multiculturalism: What Happened to Responsibility?

Gatestone Institute 18 March 2014
By Christine Williams

Multiculturalism is engrained in the Canadian constitution—as well as in the constitutions of many European nations. The Canadian Multiculturalism Act states that all are equal under the law regardless of their race, national or ethnic origin, color, or religion.

 

PQ candidate posts "f--k Islam" photo, quits campaign

London Free Press 18 March 2014
By Sarah-Maude Lefebvre

MONTREAL — A Parti Quebecois candidate quit the campaign Thursday after sharing a photo of a topless woman giving the finger accompanied by the words "F--K ISLAM." Jean

 

Geography, History, and the Crimean Crisis

Canada Free Press 11 March 2014
By Norman Berdichevsky

Both “liberals” such as Hillary Clinton who recently compared Putin to Hitler and knee-jerk conservatives who see the crisis in the Ukraine as a Cold War II are in need of a more

 

Video: The Maximum Freedom to be Maximally Offensive

Gates of Vienna 5 March 2014
By Baron Bodissey

The Canadian journalist Ezra Levant is in court again this week. This time it’s not the Human Rights Commission that’s after him, but the Canadian Islamic Congress, who have forced him to defend himself (at enormous expense) against a defamation lawsuit in a Toronto courtroom.

 

Canadian Muslims need new narrative

The Star 4 March 2014
By Zaib Shaikh

On a daily basis, Canada needs to broadcast the voices of the many Muslims woven into the fabric of Canadian life. Last Sunday, about 15 million Canadians tuned into the CBC to watch

 

Radical Islam is on the march in Canada

Toronto Sun 2 March 2014
By Farzana Hassan

Two terror trials unfolding on Canadian soil should cause enough concern over the spread of radical Islam in Canada. Both Chiheb Esseghaier and Dr. Khurram Sher

 

Canadian Muslim: What's Wrong with Holocaust Denial?

Israel National News 2 March 2014
By By Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin

A well-known Palestinian-Canadian activist who has previously been in hot water over his support for terrorism and use of anti-Semitic propaganda is in the news again

 
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