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The Organizer of a Muslim Legal Defense Group Seeks a Swifter Response to Hate in Oregon

To most Oregonians, the May killings of two men who confronted an anti-Muslim screed on a Portland MAX train came as an appalling shock.

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Willamette Week

Man tied to $1K reward for videos of Muslim students praying charged with hate crime

Valid charge:

Peel Regional Police have charged a Mississauga, Ont., man, who earlier this year posted a YouTube video offering a $1,000 reward for recordings of Muslim students during prayer, with a hate crime in connection with “numerous incidents reported to police.”

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Joe Sexton: Amid the Blaring Headlines, Routine Reports of Hate-Fueled Violence

Last Wednesday, July 19, was something of a busy news day. There was word North Korea was making preparations for yet another provocative missile test. The Supreme Court, in its latest ruling in the controversial travel ban case, said that people from the six largely Muslim countries covered by the immigration enforcement action could enter the U.S. 990 more words

Social Justice

Amid the blaring headlines, routine reports of hate-fueled violence

Last Wednesday, July 19, was something of a busy news day. There was word North Korea was making preparations for yet another provocative missile test. The Supreme Court, in its latest ruling in the controversial travel ban case, said that people from the six largely Muslim countries covered by the immigration enforcement action could enter the U.S. 199 more words

Right-wing blogger who claimed St. Clair College was terror target charged with hate crime

The controversial blogger who claimed St. Clair College was almost “shot up” by Muslim “psychopaths” is now facing a charge of promoting hatred.

Kevin J. Johnston, the Mississauga resident behind the right-wing website FreedomReport.ca, was arrested by Peel Regional Police on Monday. 518 more words

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Barbara Kay: France finally admits to its history of Jew hatred. What about the present?

July 16 marked the 75th anniversary of the infamous 1942 mass roundup of French Jews in Paris’s Velodrome d’Hiver (“Vel d’Hiv”), when 13,152 Jews were deported to Nazi death camps. 825 more words

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Notorious Mississauga blogger known for anti-Muslim rants faces hate-crime charge

A self-described “journalist & social commentator” known for posting angry video rants attacking Muslims and a range of other targets has been charged with committing a hate crime. 697 more words

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