Extremist Literature Common in Mosques and Islamic School Libraries in Canada, Study Says

(National Post-Canada) Jim Bronskill - Many mosques and Islamic schools in Canada are placing young people at risk by espousing - or at least not condemning - extremist teachings, a new study says. Co-authors Thomas Quiggin, a former intelligence analyst with the Privy Council Office and the RCMP, and Saied Shoaaib, a journalist originally from Egypt, base their findings on research conducted quietly in mosque libraries and Islamic schools. They found nothing but such writings in several libraries. They argue the issue is too important to ignore, given that a number of young Canadians have become radicalized to violence. Canadian Muslims with humanist and modernist outlooks are being drowned out by those with extreme views.

2016-08-26 00:00:00

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