The Canadian House of Commons has passed motion M103 which singles out the criticism of Islam as a form of “Islamophobia”. Critics condemn it as an attack on free speech.

Motion M103 was tabled by Iqra Khalid, a Muslim member of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party. It states the government must “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination”, was taken to vote on Thursday evening where a total of 201 MPs voted for it and only 91 voted against, Canadian broadcaster Global News reports.

The text of the motion does not clarify what constitutes “Islamophobia” and has led many to speculate what that may mean in the future, with some critics fearing it could lead to Shariah law courts. This concern has led to the circulation of an anti-Shariah petition on the Parliament of Canada website, which has so far been signed by over 24,000 people.

Ms. Khalid, who was born in Pakistan and moved to the UK and then to Canada, said the definition of Islamophobia was: “The irrational hate of Muslims that leads to discrimination.”

When Conservatives asked her to remove Islamophobia from the motion, she said: “I will not do so, any more than I would speak to the Holocaust and not mention that the overwhelming majority of victims were six million followers of the Jewish faith and that anti-Semitism was the root cause.


  1. Islamophobia !!!
    What an Oxymoron is Islamoohobia?
    Is it possible for a person to be scared of Peace?
    If truly Islam is the Religion of Peace as they called it, then the Peace must be through Scarry means.
    Nobody hates Muslims but people are terrified by what Muslims can do once they have the chance.
    They can do terrible things:
    Ottoman did in then Turkey,
    Usman Dafodio did in Northern Nigeria,
    Al Queda did in America 9/11,
    What ISIS is doing in Syria,
    What Boko Haram is doing in Nigeria,
    What All Shabab is doing in Somalia and Kenya,
    What Islamic fanatics are doing in France and UK,
    What they are going to do in Canada and America.
    Islam is peaceful only when everyone is a Muslim.
    That is why Jihadists kill whoever to terrify others into accepting it.

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