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Man holds sign reading "United Against Islamophobia." Image credit: Felton Davis/Wikimedia Commons
Ehab Lotayef | It is only when the people lead that the politicians will follow. Now we need to keep pushing Canada's politicians to continue fighting against Islamophobia.
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Hassan Diab with his partner and child. Image: friendsofhassandiab.blogspot.ca
Monia Mazigh | From the moment Canadian professor Hassan Diab was arrested on ill-founded charges of terrorism, his life became collateral damage in a narrative that linked terrorism to Islam.
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Vigil for the victims of the terrorist attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Quebec City, January 30, 2017. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Ehab Lotayef | As well as remembering the Quebec City mosque attack on January 29, 2017, we have to work to eliminate the root causes of what happened on that dark night, four years ago.
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Counter protesters contront group of Proud Boys. Image credit: Geoff Livingston/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | Anti-terrorism legislation is a politically motivated tool that governments use at the expense of vulnerable groups. Can it be used to address violence by white supremacists?
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Monia Mazigh | Last month, Quebec's Court of Appeal reduced Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonette's life sentence without parole from 40 years to 25 years.
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French President Emmanuel Macron in April 2020. Image: Emmanuel Macron/Facebook
Monia Mazigh | French officials commonly invoke the nation's republican history when discussing the fight against terrorism, but are reluctant to address French colonial crimes.
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Central East Correctional Centre at Lindsay, Ontario. Image: P199/Wikimedia Commons
Monia Mazigh | The carceral system in Canada is filled with tragic cases of racialized prisoners with mental health conditions requiring urgent care but for whom the system led to injury or death.
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Former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. Image: Chiloa/Wikimedia Commons
Abdul Nakua | Reflecting on the divisive debate in Quebec about religious symbols and the passing of Bill 21, I remember an epiphany which reveals how old battles are influencing new ones.
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Graeme Truelove | Police put far more resources into targeting Muslim extremism than they do white supremacy, even though far-right groups have been responsible for more attacks than every other group combined.
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François Legault. Image: LouisRoyQc/Wikimedia Commons
Pro Bono, Michael Hackl | While Bill 21 clearly violates rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Quebec has invoked the notwithstanding clause to protect the law from challenges that it violates those rights.
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Monia Mazigh | Why do we tolerate certain actions when it comes to violating the rights of Muslims but hate groups get a free pass no matter how violent the ideologies they espouse?
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Anti-racism demonstration in Montreal, Nov. 2017. The placards read, “Without Fear, Without Hate,” “Fraternity Without Borders." Photo: Scott Weinstein
Scott Weinstein | An examination of the links between patriarchy, racism, capitalism and environmental destruction, and a call to resist all of these together.