Tuesday, March 28, 2017

All Canadians have role to play in combating Islamophobia - THE RECORD

by  Johanna Weidner
Originally published: March 26, 2017
Publisher: TheRecord.com

Combating Islamophobia is not just up to Muslims but all Canadians, a gathering at the Kitchener market on Saturday was told.

"We all as Canadians have to be really mindful about where we're going," said Fauzia Mazhar, chair of the Coalition of Muslim Women of K-W.

That's especially relevant with the anti-immigrant rhetoric flourishing in the United States, and political gains that have been made by scapegoating single communities.