God Protect the MCC
My friends at the Muslim Canadian Congress have been receiving death threats. The lastest arrived by phone and promised slaughter to all the MCC members, naming in particular Farzana Khan and Tarek Fatah. (Hear a recording of the message here
This is not only shocking and disturbing; it is simply unacceptable, morally, Islamically, from whatever view point. Violence, intimidation, death threats have no place in Islam, or in an ethical approach to the world. Murder has even less place.
May God and the Canadian police forces protect the MCC, Tarek, and Farzana. And may all of us who are committed to a pluralism of voices, to freedom of speech and conscience stand beside them today.