True North journalist Andrew Lawton said, “The government must uphold both freedom of speech and freedom of the press, and that means for all media outlets, even with editorial biases the government may not like.”
Pamir Hakimzadah was charged with terrorism in April 2017 following what the RCMP called an “extensive” national security investigation. He pleaded guilty in February 2019. The 30-year-old, who allegedly told a witness that “all non-Muslims should be KILLED” must now serve three years on probation, during which time he must participate in de-radicalization.
Simply the strangest. The government of Justin Trudeau, that is. Jack Letts is a dual citizen British/Canadian man accused of terrorism on behalf of ISIS. Letts, who grew up in Oxford, U.K., and is commonly known as Jihadi Jack in British media, has been detained in a Kurdish prison for about two years. A Muslim convert, he had travelled to Syria at age 18.
Justin Trudeau has toughened his stance against the inflammatory rhetoric of Donald Trump after the Prime Minister was criticized for his conciliatory tone confronting racist comments.
Gen. Philip Breedlove, the allied commander for NATO’s European operations appeared before a congressional committee in Washington recently and expressed his concern that the refugee crisis is being exploited by those who wish to do us harm.
Islamic State cyber team has threatened two Silicon Valley tech titans, posting a 25-minute video online that shows bullet holes over the faces of Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.
The French Culture Ministry said Wednesday that “Salafistes,” which explores life under Sharia law and the roots of extremist groups like ISIS and the Salafists, is inappropriate for minors due to “sometimes unbearable” scenes that are “degrading to human dignity,” the newspaper adds.
Iraq’s army said on Sunday it had defeated Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major victory for the U.S.-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.