Friday morning I found out that an Ottawa mosque was vandalized. Someone had broken a couple of windows and the double-paneled glass door at the sisters' entrance. How do I know that this was the sisters' entrance? Because this is my mosque. I would know that bench and shoe rack anywhere.
Local and national Muslim groups are demanding swift action against vandals who attacked two west Quebec mosques.
“These are clearly hate crimes and authorities should act with speed and determination to catch the culprits so that they face the full force of the law,” Mohammad Zakaria Khan, president of the Muslim Coordinating Council (MCC-NCR), a local umbrella group said in a statement on Jan. 9.