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Canada Must Do More to Protect These Persecuted Christians

Farzana Hassan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Farzana Hassan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the latest attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, stating it was taking revenge for US drone strikes. This comment is telling. Taliban schooled in a medieval worldview do not see past religious identities. Instead of viewing their Pakistani Christian citizens as fellow countrymen, they see them as an extension of the Christian West and therefore "the other."

Islamic World Must Unite to Condemn Attacks on Christians

Farzana Hassan | Posted 02.24.2012 | Canada
Farzana Hassan

While the Vatican and Western leaders have condemned the attacks on Christians as heinous and cowardly, an unequivocal denunciation must also come from the Islamic world against Nigeria's Boko Haram and other radical Islamic groups terrorizing Christian communities in their midst.