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Canadian Muslims Feel Border Tightening

June 13, 2006

Source: Toronto Sun

http://torontosun.com/News/Terror/2006/06/13/1629331-sun.html

On June 13, 2006 the Toronto Sun reported, "Muslims across the GTA [Greater Toronto Area] say they're fearful of crossing the border during this busy travel season because of extensive security checks by U.S. agents searching for terrorists...

Muslim community members said they've faced background checks at the border since 9/11, but the scrutiny has intensified...

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Conference on Islamophobia Held in Brussels

June 13, 2006

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

http://www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-235/0606132136081800.htm

On June 13, 2006 the Islamic Republic News Agency reported, "The anti-Islam discourse in Europe is not only coming from politicians and international media but also from intellectuals, a conference on Islamophobia in Europe held in Brussels on Monday was told. Jocelyne Cesari, an associate professor from Sorbonne, Paris, said Muslims in Europe are facing...

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Muslim Leader Proposes Banning Foreign Donations to Canadian Muslim Groups

June 13, 2006

Source: CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2006/06/13/terrorist-funding.html

On June 13, 2006 CBC News reported, "A Toronto-based Muslim group wants the federal government to ban all foreign donations to religious institutions in Canada as one way of trying to curb the influx of extremist views. The Muslim Canadian Congress, which is also seeking to limit individual domestic cash donations to $10 at a time, is proposing the measure...

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Op-Ed: "O Canada! We Stand on Guard for Thee" by Shujaat Wasty

June 13, 2006

Source: Muslim Wake Up!

http://www.muslimwakeup.com/main/archives/2006/06/o_canada_we_sta.php

On June 13, 2006 Muslim Wake Up! ran an opinion piece by Shujaat Wasty, a board member of the South Asian Research Center on the recent arrests of 17 men accused of planning terrorism. Wasty writes, "[W]hy is it that when a Canadian Christian or Canadian Jew or Canadian Hindu or Canadian Sikh commits a crime, their fellow members in faith are not asked to...

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Op-Ed: "The Seductive Beat of the Militant, Islamic Drum" by H.D.S. Greenway

June 13, 2006

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/06/13/the_seductive_beat_of_the_militant_islamic_drum/

On June 13, 2006 The Boston Globe ran an opinion piece by columnist H.D.S. Greenway in response to the recent arrests of 17 Canadian men on charges of plotting terrorism. Greenway writes, "Canadians today, are horrified that some of their citizens...

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Toronto Imam Attacked in Hate Crime

June 12, 2006

Source: CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/montreal/story/qc-imam20060612.html

On June 12, 2006 CBC News reported, "A Muslim cleric in Montreal was allegedly asked by a knife-carrying man if he wanted to 'die a martyr,' say police who suspect it was a hate crime. Imam Said Jazeri said he and a friend were leaving a mosque on Friday night when a man with a butcher's knife approached them. The man pointed the knife at Jazeri and asked: 'Do you want to die a martyr?' Then,...

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Toronto's Best-Known Imam Advocates for Fair Trial for Men Accused of Terrorism

June 12, 2006

Source: The Chronicle Herald

http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotian/509536.html

On June 12, 2006 The Chronicle Herald reported, "When Canada’s most quoted and often controversial imam, Ally Hindy, appeared at the Brampton courthouse this past weekend to support the group police describe as a homegrown terrorism cell, few were surprised. Since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, and with Canada’s focus on terrorism, Hindy has either known,...

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Muslim Boy Scout Troop in Jersey City Connects Boys to Wilderness, Faith

June 12, 2006

Source: Herald News

http://www.bergen.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXkzNTcmZmdiZWw3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTY5NDc0ODgmeXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXky

On June 12, 2006 the Herald News reported, "If America's image of a Boy Scout is the rosy-cheeked chap with a neckerchief in a Norman Rockwell painting, then the boys of Troop 469 offer an image-update. And if America's darkest image of a Muslim...

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Mother Whose Son Arrested as Terror Suspect Seeks Answers

June 12, 2006

Source: National Post

http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=dc162a51-849d-483c-b821-29da7e5adefa

On June 12, 2006 the National Post reported, "She can't sleep, can't eat. But above all, she can't understand how her son got implicated in what police are describing as an al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist plot to kill Canadians. Since the eldest of her five children was charged with smuggling guns into Canada for an alleged...

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Government Officials May Have Had Information on Terrorist Plot Months, Years in Advance

June 11, 2006

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C06%5C11%5Cstory_11-6-2006_pg7_41

On June 11, 2006 the Daily Times reported, "The 17 Canadian males, five of them minors, arrested on terror charges appear to have been 'manipulated' by one or more agent provocateurs from the Canadian security services, according to one commentator. Keith Jones, writing for the World Socialists Website (WSWS) on Saturday, asks why...

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