The appointment of Amira Elghawaby as Canada’s first Special Representative on Combatting Islamophobia stirred up controversy for a number of reasons. One of the biggest questions Canadians had was – why was this position needed in the first place? Is there really a crisis of Islamophobia in Canada?
On Part 2 of Rupa’s interview with the President of the Council of Muslims Facing Tomorrow Raheel Raza and freelance columnist Rahim Mohamed, they continue their discussion about Islam in Canada, combatting extremism and how Islamophobia has been politicized in recent years.
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Watch Part 1 of the interview.