A gunman who opened fire at a mosque outside Oslo, Norway, was thwarted by a 65-year-old congregant who put him in a chokehold preventing a new massacre, Reuters reported. The shooting occurred Saturday, August 10, at the al-Noor Islamic Centre near the Norwegian capital when the shooter, a white-male in his 20s, burst through a …
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“It’s not anger that we feel. It’s disappointment. We don’t want anyone to feel the pain that we feel, the disappointment that we feel.” Hassan Guillet, ambassador for Islamic Relief Canada, said he understand how the judge came to his sentence, but that gives little comfort to the community. QUEBEC – As the scars of …
Rallies against Islamophobia are planned in three Montreal neighborhoods next Monday on the first anniversary of the Quebec mosque massacre.
MONTREAL – One year after the Quebec mosque shooting that left six worshipers killed, Canadian Muslims are expressing rising fear of becoming a target of Islamophobic attacks and casual racism, as politicians’ promises of social harmony failed to materialize. “Everything that touches Muslims has become explosive. And we are fed up. I am fed up,” …
One year after the fatal shooting that resulted in the death of six Muslim worshippers, the Islamic center in Quebec, Montreal, joined a national campaign to help the homeless facing freezing winter weather.
Canadians have started a new fundraising campaign for a Canadian Muslim who took seven bullets when he tried to distract the gunman inside Quebec mosque last January, after which he was paralyzed.
Sharing their stories with the public, dozens of Muslim volunteers gathered in a human library event on Saturday in Quebec, in an effort to challenge stereotypes and prejudice.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listened to verses of the Qur’an during a funeral service remembering those killed in a terrorist attack at a mosque in Quebec.
The Jewish community was joined by other faith communities in the Greater Toronto Area to form “rings of peace” around seven Toronto area mosques during the weekly Friday prayers in response to Sunday night’s mass shooting at a Quebec City mosque that took the lives of 6 Muslims and wounded many others.
Montreal Maurice Richard hockey arena has been transferred into a place of remembrance and mourning for six Muslim men killed in Quebec mosque shooting last weekend, giving Montrealers a chance to show their support for the Muslim community.