Air India Bombing

Quebec City Shooting Is One Of Worst Terrorist Attacks On Canadian Soil

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada

Police have yet to confirm a motive.

How Canada Should Fight Terrorism

Shimon Koffler Fogel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Shimon Koffler Fogel

This week, Canadians observed the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. For Sikh Canadians and Jewish Canadians alike, the Day of Remembrance has particular resonance. That our two communities have shared experience in facing terrorism was pointedly on display during the 2008 Mumbai attack.

Poet 'Can't Look Away' From The Murdered Children Of Air India 182

Jugni Style | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jugni Style

Among the Air India 182 bombing mystery, lies, cover-ups, court trials, conspiracy theories and missing tapes, the stories of the 82 murdered children have remained lost. It's these hidden stories, messages, and lives that B.C. poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar resurrects in her BC Book Prize-nominated book of poetry.

Air India Bomb Maker Loses Appeal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Convicted Air India bomb maker Inderjit Singh Reyat has lost the appeal of his prison sentence for perjury in connection to his testimony ...

Where Canadians Are Most Likely to Become Radicalized

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

Recently, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) released an intelligence assessment entitled "Venues of Sunni Islamist Radicalization in Canada." One observation is that as "radicalization is usually a social process, it can occur wherever humans interact, in the real world or in virtual ones." Some examples of where radicalization might happen include the family, on the internet, or in prison. There is also extensive research showing that radicalization occurs on the internet in "virtual communities."

Who Becomes Radicalized? Not Just Muslims

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

Radicalism exists across ethnic and religious divides and on any end of a given political spectrum. One of the most gruesome terrorist attacks in recent memory was committed in Norway by Anders Behring Breivik, an anti-Muslim radical convinced that Islam was destroying Western civilization. Non-Muslim radicalism is also prevalent in Canada.

The Difference Between Radicalization and Terrorism

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

Many theories have been put forth to explain why certain individuals become radicalized to the point where they are willing to commit violence. Needless to say, radicalism becomes problematic when it is leads to acts of violence, such as terrorism. Examples of violent radicalism in Canada include the FLQ bombings and kidnappings in the 1960s/1970s, the 1984 Air India Bombing.

Air India Bomb Maker Loses Supreme Court Bid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - Air India bomb maker Inderjit Singh Reyat has lost his bid to have the Supreme Court of Canada hear his appeal against a perjury conviction.T...

Air India Bombmaker Appeals To Supreme Court

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Inderjit Singh Reyat is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a perjury conviction for his testimony at the Air India bombing tri...

Air India Bomb Maker To Appeal Sentence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The only man convicted in the 1985 Air India terror bombings will be back in a B.C. courtroom on June 14 to appeal his sentence for perjur...

Soft Target: How the Indian Intelligence Service Penetrated Canada, Zuhair Kashmeri and Brian McAndrew

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Unveils Montreal Air India Monument

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - On the anniversary of the Air India bombings, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is looking both to the past and to the fu...