Category: Islamism

  • As tensions have risen significantly over the last few weeks between Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon and Israel, many Montrealers, myself included, have grown accustomed to the spontaneous anti-Israel rallies that have taken place along the main thoroughfares in downtown Montreal. This Sunday was no exception, as the situation in the Middle East escalated a notch […]

  • (originally published on July 25, 2005) Four years after the 9-11 terrorist attacks and thousands of civilians felled by Muslim terrorists later, it finally took the July 7 London bombings to bring 120 Canadian imams to condemn terrorism ever so ambiguously in a much ballyhooed joint statement sponsored by the Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN). […]

  • Last Wednesday, the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a pressure group operating in both the United Sates and Canada, sent out a press release asking explanations for the exclusion of Canadian-born Islamic scholar Yahya Ibrahim. Ibrahim, who is now a resident of Australia, was reportedly barred from entering the United States earlier this week. […]

  • Members of Mississauga’s Coptic community allege that on the night of Omar Alghabra’s nomination as Liberal Mississauga-Erindale candidate last December 1, the former President of the Canadian Arab Federation told supporters that his victory was “a victory for Islam” and that “Islamic power is extending into Canadian politics”. Reporters, as well as political opponents such […]

  • Ever since last May, when McGill University’s new administration took back a room previously lent to the Muslim Students Association (MSA) as a prayer space, the Canadian chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN) and the MSA have been making noise about the alleged violation of Muslim students’ religious freedom. Today, CAIR-CAN and the […]

  • On the heels of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s decision to scrap the province’s Arbitration Act in order to block the introduction of sharia-based arbitration courts, came a letter signed by Islamic and Arab organizations calling in Thursday’s La Presse, Le Devoir and Montreal Gazette on Quebec’s National Assembly to rescind a resolution opposing sharia it […]

  • International Campaign Against Sharia Court in Canada coordinator Homa Arjomand welcomed today the Quebec National Assembly’s May 26 vote opposing the introduction of Sharia courts in the province. “Quebec has taken a brave, bold and necessary step, a step that assures all Quebecers will now enjoy not only fair and equal treatment under the law, […]

  • The Canadian Islamic Congress would like Muslims to believe so Quoting from Simon Wiesenthal’s famous insight that the Holocaust began with words, Canadian Islamic Congress (CIC) National Vice President Wahida Valiante, writes today in the organization’s weekly bulletin [article retracted on June 6 2005], that “if words are warning signs, (…) then the time for […]

  • At the request of the Canadian Islamic Congress (CIC) the Ontario Education Ministry will launch an investigation into a Hebrew school in Kingston. Quoting a letter written by a 9-year old pupil published by a local paper and stating Palestinians want “to push the Israelis into the sea,” and that “Jews have been trying to […]