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News & Analysis

Canada: When is a Terrorist Not a Terrorist?

Hayy Yaqzan

Sha'ban 15, 14392018-05-01

It is now well established that whenever a Muslim commits a crime, it is branded terrorism but when a non-Muslim does the same, he is called a ‘lone wolf’, ‘nutcase’ and other such excuses are offered.

News & Analysis

Islamophobia in Canadian Academic Institutions

Hayy Yaqzan

Rajab 14, 14392018-04-01

Despite its peaceful image, there is widespread Islamophobia in Canada including in many of its academic institutions.

Daily News Analysis

Why Quebec? Why Muslims?

Eric Walberg

Rajab 11, 14392018-03-29

In a dramatic development, Alexandre Bissonnette, the 28-year-old man who shot and killed six Muslims at a Quebec City mosque on January 29, 2017, pleaded guilty March 28, avoiding a lengthy trial, because he is deeply sorry for the pain he caused and is ashamed of his actions.

Opinion

Is Canada a Metis Civilization? Part 3: Transition to Self-Government

Eric Walberg

Jumada' al-Ula' 15, 14392018-02-01

Author Eric Walberg examines efforts by Canada’s First Nations to assert their rights.

Daily News Analysis

On Quebec mosque massacre anniversary, Trudeau government still targets Muslims as threats

Matthew Behrens

Jumada' al-Ula' 12, 14392018-01-29

January 29 marks the first anniversary of the mass murder of six Muslim worshippers in Quebec City, the worst terrorist attack on Canadian soil since the 1989 atrocity that claimed the lives of 14 women at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique.

Opinion

Is Canada a Metis Civilization? Part 2: “Six Miles Deep — Forever”

Eric Walberg

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14392018-01-01

Even while acknowledging the wrongs done to Canada’s First Nations, both the federal government and the provincial government in Ontario continue to violate their rights to land.

News & Analysis

Canada’s Long, Dark History of Islamophobia

Hayy Yaqzan

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14392018-01-01

It would be wrong to assume that Islamophobia in Canada is a recent phenomenon. It has a very long history and dates back to the time when first Muslims set foot here.

News & Analysis

Islamophobia: Wide Gap Between Trudeau’s Rhetoric and Muslim Fears

Matthew Behrens

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14392018-01-01

In the aftermath of Quebec City mosque shooting a year ago that left six Muslims dead and 19 injured, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had said “we will rise from this darkness stronger and more unified than ever before.” Since then, there has been an alarming increasing in Islamophobia leaving Muslims in great fear.

Opinion

Is Canada a ‘Metis civilization’?

Eric Walberg

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

First Nations people in Canada, as indeed in the US and Australia have been subjected to genocide by the European colonialists that first set foot on the continent. Today First Nations people are found on reservations living in appalling conditions.

News & Analysis

Canadian Bigots Fume as Khadr's Tortuous Saga Ends

Tahir Mahmoud

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14382017-08-01

The Conservative Party of Canada, made up of racists and bigots, is firing up its equally racist base over the apology and compensation offered to Omar Khadr for the torture and illegal imprisonment he suffered for a decade at the hands of the Americans at Guantanamo Bay.

Daily News Analysis

Omar Khadr’s long ordeal about to end with government apology and $10.5M compensation

Crescent International

Shawwal 10, 14382017-07-04

Omar Khadr’s long hard struggle for justice is about to end. The Canadian government will offer an official apology and $10.5 million in compensation for what he suffered for 10 years at Bagram and Guantanamo Bay at the hands of his American captors.

News & Analysis

Existential threat to Muslims in Canada

Tahir Mahmoud

Shawwal 07, 14382017-07-01

Western rulers constantly harp about the threat from jihadists but Muslims are the real victims of terrorism at the hands of white supramists that have mushroomed all across Canada.

Daily News Analysis

Strange activities of Canadian Intelligence agency revealed in Mr. Ken Stone’s complaint

Crescent International

Sha'ban 05, 14382017-05-02

Canada’s intelligence agency, the ‘Canadian Security Intelligence Agency’ [CSIS] often indulges in behavior outside its mandate that most people find intimidating. The Canadian Parliament has set up a review committee—the ‘Security Intelligence Review Committee’ [SIRC]—that appears to be a toothless body unable to rein in the intelligence agency’s activities that go beyond its mandate, as the case of peace activist, Mr. Ken Stone shows. Read on…

Editorials

Canadian Islamophobes

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 02, 14382017-03-01

In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Quebec City mosque in which six Muslims were murdered in cold blood, it was expected that the right-wing bigots and their bootlickers would tone down their anti-Islamic rhetoric. Instead they have intensified their attacks.

Daily News Analysis

What led to the biggest terrorist attack on a mosque in Canadian history?

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 12, 14382017-02-09

The outpouring of sympathy from Canadians for their Muslim neighbors following the terrorist attack on a Quebec City mosque on January 29 has been absolutely stunning. Total strangers have reached out to members of the Muslim community all across Canada to offer condolences and support. This must be unique among people of different faiths across the globe.

Daily News Analysis

Six dead, eight critically wounded in Quebec City mosque shooting

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 02, 14382017-01-30

The Sunday (January 29) night shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada has left six dead and eight wounded, six of them in critical condition. The heavily armed attackers were all white and fired into a crowd of about 50 worshippers as they were offering the night prayers.

Daily News Analysis

Keeping Kashmir's flame of hope lit

Eric Walberg

Safar 07, 14382016-11-07

A meeting in Toronto on November 5, 2016, commemorated the July 8 tragic killing of young resistance leader, Burhan Wani. He was 22 when shot and killed by Indian occupation forces in a remote village. Two of his colleagues were also killed in the late night raid.

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Editor's Desk

Racist teachers in Canadian schools

Editor

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

Canada is a multicultural country but this is no guarantee against racist teachers. The case of one School principal in York Region (same locality where Crescent is based) has brought to the fore the danger of such people poisoning young minds.

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Daily News Analysis

New Democrats’ motion against Islamophobia wins unanimous support in Canadian parliament

Crescent International

Muharram 26, 14382016-10-27

In an otherwise bleak political landscape for Muslims, there was some good news yesterday when a motion condemning Islamophobia won unanimous approval in the Canadian Parliament. The motion was presented by NDP leader Tom Mulcair.

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Letters To The Editor

Muslims hurt

Abdul Rashid Khan

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

The much-maligned Muslims are the greatest victims of hate crimes as the growing attacks on Islamic centres and mosques show.

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