More ‘inquisition’ than committee hearing

Tory senator berates Canadian Muslims for being ‘thin-skinned’ in reacting to increasing hostility towards them.

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The Senate national security and defence committee hears from witnesses last year. Conservative committee members recently "have been using their parliamentary platform to recycle the anti-Muslim rhetoric of extreme right-wingers in Europe and the United States," writes Haroon Siddiqui.
Haroon Siddiqui
Published: Tuesday, 03/10/2015 1:32 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/10/2015 2:20 am EDT

Bullies maintain that their victims are being overly sensitive—making too much fuss about nothing, really. Similarly, a Conservative senator is berating Canadian Muslims for being “thin-skinned” in reacting to increasing hostility towards them.

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