Sign this Petition to Tell the Federal Government to Stand Against White Supremacist Groups

#DontLookAway Take Action now! Tell the Federal Government to stand against white supremacist and neo-nazi groups. Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: Muslim communities are still reeling from the devastating terrorist attack in Quebec in January 29, 2017, which claimed the lives of six Muslim men worshiping in their mosque and gravely injured many others. It was an unprecedented attack that left a Canadian place of worship – a sacred sanctuary – a scene of unimaginable carnage. Now, as a member of the Canadian community, Mohamed-Aslim Zafis, was ruthlessly ...

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CSIS LIED TO CANADIANS AGAIN

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has reviewed two recent federal court decisions that show how the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) failed Canadians. CSIS failed to fulfill their candour obligations to the court, meaning that they did not tell the truth to Canadians under oath.  According to Justice O’Reilly’s decision released yesterday relating to the Awso Peshdary case, CSIS illegally gathered intelligence and then withheld evidence that would have assisted the accused on their case.  Justice O’Reilly’s decision ...

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Brief – HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION OF THE UYGHURS

________________________________________________________________________ BRIEF ON HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATIONS OF THE UYGHURS: THE CASE OF HUSEYIN CELIL AND DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE ___________________________________  SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOUSE OF COMMONS |  JULY 30, 2020 Introduction The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is an independent, nonpartisan, and non-profit organization that protects Canadian human rights and civil liberties, challenges ...

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Get Sandra Solomon Off Facebook

Its Time To Get Sandra Solomon Off Facebook! Sandra Solomon has been engaging in disseminating anti-Muslim content and remarks online for years.  Her Youtube channel has been terminated due to multiple or severe violations of its policy prohibiting hate speech. It is time for her Facebook to be terminated as well. Solomon's past remarks include In the past, Solomon was seen on video stating that she is visiting mosques “to educate as many as we can people about the true face of Islam” and that she wants to see the Qur’an designated as “hate literature...

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TELL PEEL POLICE TO TAKE ACTION NOW

Join The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), in demanding from Chief Nishan Duraiappah that the officer responsible for firing the bullets that killed Ejaz Choudry be taken off the force. Ejaz Choudry, 62 was murdered by Peel Regional Police on or around June 20, 2020 in a disturbing display of excessive force. Ejaz Choudry had schizophrenia and was undergoing an episode when the family called the non-emergency line for help. The police immediately barricaded the apartment, refusing to let family members in. Using a ladder, the police entered the ...

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Justice for Ejaz!

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), The Muslim Council of Peel (MCP), and The Urban Alliance of Race Relations (UARR) are demanding from Chief Nishan Duraiappah that the officer responsible for firing the bullets that killed Ejaz Choudry be taken off the force. Ejaz Choudry, 62 was murdered by Peel Regional Police on or around June 20, 2020 in a disturbing display of excessive force. Ejaz Choudry had schizophrenia and was undergoing an episode when the family called the non-emergency line for help. The police immediately barricaded the apartment, ...

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NCCM Demands Immediate Action from the PDSB

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is demanding that the PDSB Chair, Brad MacDonald and Director of Education, Peter Joshua immediately resign given the conclusions reached in the report from Arlene Huggins. Huggins, in her report, wrote that the school board and director's office is "lacking both the ability and capacity, and perhaps even more importantly, the will” to address systemic racism and anti-black racism in PDSB. Huggins further noted that non-compliance with the recommendations made in the report from PDSB is “probable”. That’s ...

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NCCM DEMANDS FURTHER ACTION FROM PDSB OVER ISLAMOPHOBIC INCIDENT 

(Toronto – May 28, 2020) The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) demands further action from the Peel District School Board (PDSB) in light of alleged Islamophobic remarks by Principal Julie DeMaeyer of Central Peel Secondary School in Brampton. On May 27, Principal Julie DeMaeyer was temporarily removed from her position as the PDSB investigates an Islamophobic remark she made during a staff meeting. “While we appreciate the PDSB taking the step to temporarily remove Principal DeMaeyer and investigate her remarks, this does not go far enough.The ...

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Op-ed: The call to prayer is a prayer for the future, a call to those in times of despair

Published in the Toronto Star on May 7, 2020. By Mustafa Farooq, NCCM CEO “Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar.” The delivery room at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton is dark, but on May 5, 2015, at 6 a.m., I was jumping up and down as my newborn son came into the world. The Muslim tradition is to whisper the call to prayer — the adhaan — in the ear of the newborn child after birth; but I was so filled with adrenalin in the moment, that I began to loudly chant the call to prayer even as I held him in my arms for the first time. Five years on, almost to the day, ...

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Protecting Our Charitable Institutions

We at the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) have seen firsthand how Canadian Muslim charities have risen to the challenge of providing support services to the elderly, the impoverished, the unwell, and to those seeking shelter. We know that at this time our charitable institutions are most at risk. Mosques and aid organizations across Canada that support the most vulnerable are facing challenges on both ends. On one end, they aren’t able to host fundraising events and have had to close their physical spaces. On the other end, the demand on their ...

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