Statement by the Canadian Muslim Forum (FMC-CMF) on the federal by-elections.

 

Statement by the Canadian Muslim Forum (FMC-CMF) on the federal by-elections that will be held early April 2017.

Montreal, March 3rd , 2017- The Canadian Muslim Forum (FMC-CMF) appreciates and values the Canadian Muslims’ involvement in the nomination and the elections process at large in the various ridings, in particular the borough of Saint-Laurent, Montreal. FMC-CMF points out the importance of making free choice in supporting the candidates that best serve the interest of the society’s civil values and common interest. FMC-CMF reminds all citizens that elections are an occasion to exercise your voting right democratically, assume unity and work collectively to reflect Canadian values.

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FMC-CMF condemns the Terrorist Attack on Muslims in Quebec.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– For immediate release –

Montreal, January 30, 2017 – The Canadian Muslim Forum condemns the terrible terrorist shooting in a mosque in Sainte-Foy against Muslims in Quebec and is deeply shocked.

The Canadian Muslim Forum (CMF-CMF) expresses its utter dismay at the extremist attack in Quebec City which resulted in several deaths and injuries.  “Faced with the continuing and incessant increase of violent attacks on community places of worship in Quebec, violence is escalating and here we are, facing a massacre: fathers of families and young men shot atrociously by Barbaric shooters,” said Samer Majzoub, the president of the Canadian Muslim Forum.

The Muslim community in Quebec is suffering from a flood of hate attacks on places of worship and now the attacks are escalating and bringing back the death of innocent people. We firmly believe that such attacks are fuelled by the Islamophobic sentiment and the smear campaigns that we have seen recently in the province. ”

“We call upon authorities to work hard to control the situation and stop these murderers from preaching violence in the country. We also call on the provincial and federal governments and the responsible authorities to step up their efforts to ensure the safety of their people by taking measures to ensure the safety of all Quebeckers. ”

“ The FMC-CMF shares the grief of the families of the victims and prays for the innocent: “My prayers are with families, friends and loved ones in mourning,” adds Majzoub and continues with certainty that “this massacre does not represent the values Quebecers and Canadians of peace, equality and freedom of belief and will not disunite us. ”

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Contact:

Samer Majzoub: 514 884 0852

 

Comment on the stabbing incident at Canadian army center in Toronto, 14 03 2016.

Comment on the stabbing incident at Canadian army center in Toronto, 14 03 2016.
To start with , all sorts of violence is condemned . There is no excuse nor legitimacy for any type of violence what so ever.
It’s worth to note the following:
– The moment the attacker has been reported uttering the word “Allah” , right away, and without further delay, media starts dealing with the subject as “terror link”. In other word, since the attacker turned to be of Muslim faith, the word terrorism has to be up promptly.
-It has been reported that that the attacker has said ” Allah Has asked him to do so….” . Basically, this is an issue that needs very careful attention. In Islam the tradition of Allah speaking to individuals doesn’t exist at all. It neither in Islam’s doctrine nor in it’s culture. Even the Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him, him self had never been “spoken” by Allah swt. In this situation, the mental situation of the attacker should be taken into consideration.
-All sorts of violence looks for kind of legitimacy by the perpetrators. This even apply on those may have issues “mentally” speaking.
-As its becoming the norm, unfortunately, in such incidents ,the hate mongers rush to raise their Islamophobic sentiments at certain media outlets and social media. Toronto police chief has warned of this trend ” “I don’t want this categorizing a large group of people; that will be very unfair and very inaccurate,” he said, adding he doesn’t want to see any of this “Islamophobia nonsense.”

(FMC-CMF) exprime ses condoléances à la suite du décès du CardinalCanadian Muslim Forum offers condolences for Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte’s Passing /(FMC-CMF) offers condolences for Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte’s Passing

English Follows:

17 Avril 2015-Le Forum Musulman Canadien(FMC-CMF) exprime ses condoléances à la suite du décès du Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte 

Le Forum Musulman Canadien (FMC-CMF) s’unit à la peine de la famille du Cardinal, de la communauté diocésaine de Montréal et à tous les Québécois, pour la perte d’un homme de principes et de dévouement. Le Cardinal Turcotte était connu par sa défense active à la paix et son appel à l’espérance dans un Québec inclusif.

Le FMC entend coopérer avec le Cardinal Christian Lépine pour l’harmonie et l’unité dans la société québécoise.

English:

April 17 2015 – The Canadian Muslim Forum offers condolences for Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte’s Passing

The Canadian Muslim Forum (FMC-CMF) mourns with all Quebecers the loss of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, a man of principals and dignity. Cardinal Turcotte was known to be a peace advocate and called for the inclusivity of Quebec society.

The CMF is ready to work with Cardinal Christian Lépine for the harmony and unity of Quebec society.