Liberal and Conservative governments that planted seeds of Islamophobia must now sow the tragic consequences
The blood of the Afzaal family, as well as the Muslims killed in Quebec City in 2017, stains the foundations of the Liberal and Conservative parties, the men who led them, and the MPs who were part of those governments.
The Liberals and Conservatives, currently led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Erin O’Toole, respectively, want to be seen as the defenders and protectors of Muslims right now after the attack in London. But the policies their predecessors created, and their narratives that fed anti-Muslim prejudices, writes Fareed Khan. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia