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Rise of Islamophobic Attacks in Canada

In Canada, attacks on Muslims have been increasing. A Muslim family of four (the Afzal family) was killed by a white Canadian man in early June. The perpetrator, Nathaniel V., carried out targeted towards Muslims and was apprehended on the way to a mosque in London, Ontario. In 2020, a caretaker at a Toronto mosque was stabbed and killed. Three …


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ICNA CSJ Condemns the Murder of Canadian Muslim Family

06/08/2021- Washington, DC On behalf of ICNA Council for Social Justice, we extend our condolences to the Ontario Family who lost 4 of their own today at the hands of a radical white supremacist. Our communities are shaken with grief at the loss of 3 generations of our brothers and sisters. Our prayers go to those who are deceased, and …


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France implements halal chicken ban: a history of Islamophobia in France

France has recently passed a legislation to ban the slaughter of halal poultry animals. This decision was made just before Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims. The decision to ban Islamic slaughter of poultry animals will be executed in July 2021. This decision comes after a recent slew of Islamophobic legislation in France, wherein protesting of such laws is strong …