Democracy North: Deconstructing Islamophobia in Canada Part 1

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Today’s Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto and Alnoor Gova

On today’s program we broadcast a selection of voices from the Deconstructing Islamophobia in Canada panel discussion with critical analysis – One Year after the Quebec Mosque Massacre. Produced by Alnoor Gova.

 

Featured Voices:


Masuma Khan @mak95101  – Dalhousie University student leader who is facing a backlash for criticizing “white fragility” and standing with Indigenous Peoples on Canada 150 celebrations.

Zool Suleman @canadavisalaw Immigration Lawyer recently awarded the title of “Queen’s Counsel”, by the Attorney General of British Columbia for his contributions to the law, Zool is a co-founder of the Islamophobia Hotline in BC and publisher of Rungh Magazine.


Sunera Thobani – a feminist sociologist, academic, and activist. Her research interests include critical race theory, postcolonial feminism, anti-imperialism, Islamophobia, Indigeneity, and the War on Terror.

Ryan Scrivens – a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Concordia University, with primary research interests in hate crime, right-wing extremism, countering violent extremism.moderated by Zool Suleman – other segments in this series can be found at www.antiterror.ca


Andrew Mitrovica – is an award-winning investigative reporter and journalism instructor. He writes for a variety of Canadian news organisations and publications – based in Toronto


Imtiaz Popat – a media Producer working in film, radio, television & community activist based in Vancouver

Gurpreet Singh – an independent journalist, author involved in social justice activism, and publisher of the magazine Radical Desi


Background Articles researched by Alnoor Gova:

IS ISLAMOPHOBIA THE NEW ANTI-SEMITISM?

http://www.cjnews.com/perspectives/jewish-response-islamophobia

 

Too many Canadians don’t recognize the Islamophobia in their country

Despite numerous high-profile incidents and a stream of everyday instances, some Canadians still ignore or deny anti-Muslim hate

Melayna Williams

http://www.macleans.ca/society/too-many-canadians-dont-recognize-the-islamophobia-in-their-country/

 

Wake Up Canada, Islamophobia Is Not New To This Country

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/adrienne-martin/islamophobia-motion-canada_b_14893324.html

 

Islamophobia is a systemic problem in Canada: expert

https://news.ubc.ca/2017/10/30/islamophobia-is-a-systemic-problem-in-canada-expert/

 

This is what Islamophobia looks like in Canada
https://www.nationalobserver.com/2015/11/22/news/what-islamophobia-looks-canada

 

Living with the Muslim Ban

https://www.aclu.org/issues/immigrants-rights/living-muslim-ban?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3BIdS9AqB3TCO7zPuNoYyUOQ%3D%3D

 

Hate crimes against Muslims in Canada up 60%, StatsCan reports

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/hate-crimes-muslims-statscan-1.4158042

 

https://muslimlink.ca/arts/postering-peace-an-interview-with-visual-artist-aquil-virani?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3B05DKM82JR2O6sV8JgU%2FGjQ%3D%3D

Postering Peace – above link – does this work?

 

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/to-my-white-friends-you-are-not-colorblind-that-is_us_577eead9e4b0f06648f42541

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/author/jeewan-chanicka-/

Good Series of Articles Jeewan has written

 

https://www.brennancenter.org/publication/countering-violent-extremism

USA

 

https://www.justsecurity.org/51084/trump-administrations-fuzzy-math-terrorist-origins-misleading-its-dishonest/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3BBmHnUpNSQX21ZWiT2kuPHA%3D%3D

USA

As we remember a mosque massacre, let’s find the hero within us

http://www.macleans.ca/opinion/as-we-remember-a-mosque-massacre-lets-find-the-hero-within-us/

 

https://crimeterrornexus.com/publications/

 

https://www.trtworld.com/opinion/orientalism-after-edward-said-14254

 

Joe Norris

https://brocku.ca/brock-news/?p=10250

 

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/outintheopen/cut-through-hate-1.4450415

 

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-august-15-2017-1.4246788/this-ideology-on-violent-far-right-is-just-as-toxic-as-isis-says-former-white-supremacist-1.4246815

 

The Current

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-november-16-2016-1.3852164/trump-win-gives-permission-to-racists-but-hate-crimes-are-nothing-new-in-canada-1.3852174

 

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-november-28-2017-1.4421390/tuesday-november-28-2017-full-episode-transcript-1.4423592

 

White Americans are a bigger threat – Same in Canada?

https://www.mintpressnews.com/white-americans-are-the-biggest-terror-threat-in-the-united-states/211608/

 

Hate crimes targeting Muslims doubled in 2017, says Quebec City police chief
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-city-hate-crimes-1.4434028

 

http://rabble.ca/columnists/2018/01/islamophobia-continues-fester-wake-quebec-city-mosque-shooting?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3BXEOpCislSVmIHEdNDCklWw%3D%3D

 

https://theintercept.com/2018/01/03/my-life-as-a-new-york-times-reporter-in-the-shadow-of-the-war-on-terror/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3ByR0uHHZmSAGvm6e4v9ZDOw%3D%3D

 

https://www.thestar.com/amp/opinion/contributors/2018/01/02/we-must-overcome-islamophobia-in-2018.html?__twitter_impression=true&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3ByR0uHHZmSAGvm6e4v9ZDOw%3D%3D

Farber

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/opinion/sunday/heartbeat-of-racism-denial.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3Btx2jMKsBTbqMXH9e5rWcMA%3D%3D

HeartBeat of Racism is Denial

 

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/10/souls-muslim-folk-20131029124336354563.html

 

Check out the CBC Coverage of the Mosque Shooting Saturday

And check this out –

http://www.themuslimguy.com/video-mosque-pays-fine-for-neo-nazi-who-vandalized-them/

Still Muslims are acting as though they are the perpetrators

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