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Canada witnessing an increase in Islamophobia: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Ottawa [Canada], July 22 (ANI): Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Islamophobia is nourished by the politics of populism and division, adding that Canada has witnessed a growing hatred of Muslims. ..

“There are politicians who are fueling the hatred and division we oppose as a government,” Trudeau said in an interview with Global News on Monday.

The Government of Canada is hosting a National Summit on Islamophobia on Thursday.

Parliament voted in favor of a motion for a national summit on Islamophobia in June after four Muslim families were killed on an evening walk after an attack in London, Ontario. Was thrown.

“Islamophobia is on the rise nationwide,” Trudeau said in an interview with Global News.

“Edmonton women attacked for wearing hijab were unaffected by 21. They are present throughout Canada and around the world, with greater intolerance, hatred and division. Recently passed a bill banning the wearing of religious symbols by some authoritative civil servants, including teachers and police officers, while working for the Government of Canada.

In response to Quebec bill 21, Mr Trudeau disagrees with the bill, but if he feels the bill infringes his rights, it is up to the Quebec people to challenge the bill in court. Said that.

“The federal government is not the father of the state. The Constitution sets out jurisdictions that monitor what happens very carefully,” says the Prime Minister. (ANI)

Canada witnessing an increase in Islamophobia: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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