Terrorism

crrns_control January 2, 2018

3,626 Palestinian refugees were killed and a further 1,644 were detained since 2011, according to Action Group for Palestinians in Syria, a London-based human rights watchdog that monitors the situation of Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria. 1,148 Palestinians were killed in airstrikes and 957 died due to in-fighting between Assad’s forces and opposition groups. 308 […]

crrns_control December 31, 2017

Thousands of Iranians took to the street on Thursday to protest against rising food prices and corruption. By Friday, the demonstrations turned into protests against the Islamic Republic’s government. In a rare display of dissent, not seen since the failed Green Movement of 2009, protesters demanded freedom for political prisoners and an end to the […]

crrns_control December 29, 2017

According to a Nanos survey published on December 27, 2017, nearly two thirds of Canadians prefer prosecution over rehabilitation for returning ISIS fighters When asked whether the government should prioritize criminal charges or focus on rehabilitation and de-radicalization of those who are suspected for being involved with jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, 62% […]

crrns_control December 26, 2017

Canada’s Muslims are a great asset to the country, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s message delivered to the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention in Toronto which took place over the weekend. “Canada is fortunate to have a vibrant Muslim Community in Canada,” Trudeau said in a special video message delivered to the convention on […]

crrns_control December 25, 2017

During her appearance at Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention in Toronto on December 22, 2017, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said that the Muslim community “has had a challenging year with rising Islamophobia in Canada and the world”. “This afternoon I celebrated the Islamic spirit with Ontario’s Muslim community. With Islamophobia on the rise, we must […]

crrns_control December 21, 2017

A rally intended to express appreciation to President Trump for declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel, was high- jacked by anti-Israel protesters. On Sunday afternoon, December ninth, in front of the Toronto US Consulate, statements were made and signs shown, vilifying Israel and Jewish Canadians. A man was seen holding a sign that said 9/11 […]

crrns_control December 21, 2017

On Thursday, December 21, the United Nations will vote in an emergency session on a draft resolution which criticizes President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the capital of the Jewish State. In advance of the vote, US Ambassador […]