Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror: Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act

Saad Omar Khan The international jihadist movement has declared war on Canada. We are being targeted because jihadi terrorists hate our society and the values it represents. Jihadi terrorism is not a human right; it is an act of war. The Conservative Party uses the above quote to introduce Bill C-51 (otherwise known as the ‘Anti-Terrorism Act’)…

Behind the Scenes of the “Innocence of Muslims”

Freshta Raoufi There have been a growing number of violent acts and protests in opposition to the film Innocence of Muslims by Nakoula Basseley Nakoula.  As the film gained publicity around the world, riots and demonstrations began to take place.  Why did the demonstrations become so pervasive? This complex question leads to multiple different explanations…