by Fathima Cader and Sumayya Kassamali
Ten years after September 11, 2001, the term “Islamophobia,” once largely obscure, has become all but inevitable when discussing contemporary politics. As Al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden became household names, Western fear of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims has also grown. Canada has been no stranger to this phenomenon. . . . → Read More: Law is Cool: Islamophobia in Canada: A Primer
…feel free to blow me. The kids at Valley Park Middle School still get to have their Friday prayers on the property. Canadian compromise wins out again! Booyah! And, for my American readers, if I have any, I hope you enjoyed your Sharia Turkey this Thanksgiving.
The media advisory from NoIslaminschools.ca, the folks behind various protests re Muslim prayers sessions at Valley Park Middle School, describes the “mystery” speaker for their upcoming fundraiser as:…a 9-11 Surv… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Valley Park Middle School Protesters Import Yankee Wingnut
And their leader, Ron Banerjee, doesn’t care whose prayers get interrupted:“We’ll picket in front of the school when they begin praying. Let’s see how much praying they can do with our loudspeakers and hundreds of people there. We want to m… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Valley Park Middle School Update: Canadian Hindu Advocacy Vows More Protests!
Actually, given her earlier statement here, I think not. But some guy up in Orangeville is on about the Islamist menace and yada yada yada and says:“Timid” Tim Hudak’s response to the ‘discovery’ of public school mosque-activity i… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Did Horwatch Step Into Toronto School/Mosque Debate?
Yeah, that’s both of them right there. Bannerjee to the left and, presumably Naresh Patel to the right. And you can tell its all of them because when the interviewer, at about the 1:30 mark, challenges Bannerjee to scare up another Hin… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Meet Canadian Hindu Advocacy
…Naresh Patel and Ron Banerjee, so their promise to erect “massive pickets” outside Valley Park Middle School, which brings in an Imam for Friday prayer services , can safely be met with wild gales of laughter. As for whether the… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Canadian Hindu Advocacy = 2 Skinny Hindi