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One Year After the Quebec Mosque Shooting: Remembrance & Reflection

Feb 5th 2018
Feb
4
2:00 pm

One Year After the Quebec Mosque Shooting: Remembrance & Reflection

Video Recording of the Event

January 29, 2018 marks one year since a gunman opened fire on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City.   With six individuals killed (and 19 injured), this shooting was the most deadly act of politically/ideologically-motivated violence (also known as ‘terrorism’) in Canada since 1989

This special program is dedicated to remembering the victims, and understanding the broader context of Islamophobia in which this act of violence occurred.

Program

Remembrance:
Tariq Syed (DawaNet)
Video excerpt from ‘Your Last Walk in the Mosque

Discussion | Islamophobia in Canada:
Dr. Ingrid Mattson  (London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies,  Huron University College at Western University)
Dr. Barbara Perry (Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities at University of Ontario Institute of Technology; hate crimes expert)
Azeezah Kanji (Legal analyst & writer)

 

Date: Sunday February 4, 2018
Time: 2 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free. 

We will be collecting donations to support Aymen Derbali, left paralyzed in the shooting, to afford a safe and accessible home.


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