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TO SILENCE ME…PLEASE STAND AT THE END OF THE QUEUE!

“To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing” Certain quarters on the Left, probably under a lot of $$$$ influences, are suggesting that I’m anti-Muslim. These organizations are not even Muslim themselves so how dare they question my faith, … Continue reading

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TESTIMONY ON M-103

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage 42nd. Parliament, Wednesday Sept 27, 2017 – M 103 Raheel Raza, President Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow Madame Chairman, members of the Committee, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to address this Committee. … Continue reading

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Free Raif Badawi: Plea at UN Human Rights Council

President Donald Trump in his address to the UN General assembly in New York last week critiqued some of those countries holding positions in the human rights council that offer no human rights for their own citizens. I tend to … Continue reading

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O CANADA – HOW I LOVE YOU, LET ME COUNT THE WAYS……

Last week an American radio show host asked me curiously how come I chose Canada as my home. Without blinking an eyelash I said to him “I came to Canada on a visit 30 years ago and it was love … Continue reading

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COMMEMORATING EID AL FITR

It is with a heavy heart that we commemorate Eid al Fitr. This has been a tragic month of Ramazan with senseless bloodshed of innocents. Let’s not forget that the explicit purpose of the month of fasting is to reflect, … Continue reading

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MANCHESTER – HOW DO WE GRIEVE WITH YOU?

The recent horrific and murderous terrorist attack at Manchester Arena hits close to the heart as I am a mother and grandmother. Twelve children under the age of 16 were among the 59 casualties taken to hospital after the attack, … Continue reading

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HEY WORD & THOUGHT POLICE – CATCH ME IF YOU CAN! Raheel Raza

As a writer I was member of The Writers Union of Canada for some years and used to regularly receive their magazine Write. In my early years as a journalist it was a handy tool to help with the “Canadian … Continue reading

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