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Remembering the Quebec Mosque Massacre
January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Mackintosh-Corry Hall Room B201, Queen’s Campus
On January 29th, 2017, six Muslim men: Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzeddine Soufiane, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, and Mamadou Tanou Barry, were brutally murdered by Alexandre Bissonnette as they stood in prayer at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City. 19 were injured as a result of the shooting.
To mark the one year anniversary of largest mass shooting in Canada since 1989, Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives invites you to attend a panel discussion. Themes to be explored will include: the use of the term terrorism in responding to this event, Islamophobia and state policy as well as understanding this event in relation to alt-right and white nationalist organizing and groups in Canada.
This event will open with a reading from local poet and author Sadiqa de Meijer
Panelists will include:
- Imam Ryan Carter
- Dr. Margaret Aziza Pappano, Department of English, Queen’s University
- Dr. Ariel Salzmann, Department of History, Queen’s University
- Sayyida Jaffer, community member
A discussion will follow. This event will be moderated by Dr. Adnan Husain.
Free admission and all are welcome! Donations will be accepted to support Aymen Derbali, left paralyzed in the shooting, to afford a safe and accessible home (More info here: https://www.launchgood.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You can RSVP and invite others on facebook on the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/332155860632591/
- January 29
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
- Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives
- MacIntosh-Corry Hall Room B201
58 University Ave
KINGSTON, ON K7L 3N9 Canada + Google Map