c'est incroyable, fier Québécois ❤️❤️
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"A year after the Quebec mosque massacre, mainstream media outlets and state counterterrorism publications continue to propagate the misperception that Muslims are the primary source of terror in Canada, rather than some of the primary victims." - Azeezah Kanji
“We had to delete a significant number of hateful and violent comments. Have we come to this point in Quebec?”
While it’s justified to resist the portrayal of all of Quebec as xenophobic and racist, should it stop us from calling a spade a spade?
“I am happy they sent the letter and salute their courage,”
“The immense pain and suffering imposed on innocent victims and their families by this inexcusable act remains, to this day, completely inexplicable,” the parents wrote. “So many lives were needlessly destroyed.”
Sometimes shaking, sometimes low, the voices could barely break through the silence. Only the prayers calling for peace were able to pierce through.
“We owe it to (the victims) to speak up and stand tall and explicitly against Islamophobia and discrimination in all its forms,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. #QuebecMosqueShooting #RememberJan29
Montrealers from all faiths and backgrounds took part in a ceremony Monday afternoon to commemorate the anniversary of the Jan. 29 shooting rampage in Quebec City. #QuebecMosqueShooting #RememberJan29
Exactly why Trudeau isn’t doing the same with Quebec’s law regarding face coverings, despite his well-worn empathy, boils down to a nakedly political calculation.