26 results for author: Omar Khamissa


NCCM Policy Paper: CBSA Oversight Bill

Click here to read the full paper.  There are very few Canadian Muslims who can’t relate – or know someone who relates - to the challenge of “flying while Muslim”. We at the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) are very familiar with these challenges. From young Muslim six-year old kids appearing on Canada’s No Fly List, to Muslims facing additional screening purely on the basis of their religious backgrounds, to problems at the border based on where their parents were from, NCCM has heard countless stories over the last two decades about the challenges of flying while Muslim. That is why one of our key battles over the last ...

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 killed in front of the IMO Mosque in Toronto by an individual with apparent links ...

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”. In the video, Ms. Solomon can be seen ripping a page out of a book she said ...

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

We’re a Family. It’s Time To Protect Our Families It is no exaggeration to say that the COVID-19 pandemic is the once-in-a generation devastating catastrophe. In a time where we are all at our home with our families, we know that our mandate is to protect our families and our communities ...

Loi 21 Pétition

English: https://www.nccm.ca/bill21/ DITES NON À LA LOI 21 Le Conseil National des Musulmans Canadiens milite contre la loi 21 et nous avons besoin de votre support. Montrons au gouvernement du Canada que nous ne tolérerons pas cette loi discriminatoire. La loi 21, qui est en vigueur au Québec, interdit à plusieurs employés de l’État de porté des symboles religieux lors de la prestation de leur travail. Les effets de la loi ne sont pas uniquement ressentis par les Musulmans. La loi affecte également ceux et celles qui portent une kippah, un turban, un crucifix et bien sûr, un hijab. Cela signifie que nos sœurs, nos filles, ...

Bill 21 Petition

Français: https://cnmc.ca/loi21/ SAY NO TO BILL 21 We at the National Council of Canadian Muslims are standing up against Bill 21 and we need your support. Let’s show the Government of Canada that we will not stand for this discriminatory law. Bill 21 is the law in Quebec, Canada that bans individuals wearing religious symbols from working in certain public sector positions. This is a law that doesn’t just affect Muslims. It affects those wearing a kippah, a turban, a crucifix and of course those that wear hijab. This means our sisters, daughters, and mothers who wear the hijab cannot be teachers, prosecutors, or police ...