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PostPosted: January 30 17, 7:47 pm 
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With everything going on this has been a little bit under the radar.

6 counts of murder for Quebec mosque attack suspect
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A French Canadian known for far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder over the shooting rampage at a Quebec City mosque that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism against Muslims.

Suspect Alexandre Bissonnette made a brief court appearance and did not enter a plea in the attack that left six people dead during evening prayers Sunday. Wearing a white prisoner jump suit, his hands and feet shackled, he stared down at the floor and fidgeted, but did not speak.

The 27-year-old suspect, who has espoused support for the French far-right party of Marine Le Pen and had liked U.S. President Donald Trump on his Facebook page, was known to those who monitor extremist groups in Quebec, said François Deschamps, an official with a refugee advocacy group.



Texas Mosque 'Completely Destroyed' in Early-Morning Fire
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(VICTORIA, Texas) — An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.

A clerk at a convenience store spotted smoke and flames billowing from the Islamic Center of Victoria at around 2 a.m. and called the fire department.

"It's sad to stand there and watch it collapse down, and the fire was so huge," Shahid Hashmi, the Islamic center's president, said. "It looks completely destroyed."

Victoria Fire Marshal Tom Legler asked for help from the Texas Fire Marshal's Office and federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to determine what caused the blaze. Hashmi said authorities have told him it was too early to speculate.

"None whatsoever right now," the center director said. "We don't have any lead or information as to what started the fire and what happened. So I'm sure it's going to be a few days, they told us, before they can come up with any answers for us."


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 Post subject: Re: Attacks on mosques
PostPosted: January 30 17, 9:29 pm 
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I can tell you the right's response.

"false flag!"


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 Post subject: Re: Attacks on mosques
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https://theintercept.com/2017/01/30/sus ... tionalist/

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer exploited the attack to justify President Trump’s ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. “It’s a terrible reminder of why we must remain vigilant and why the President is taking steps to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to our nation’s safety and security,” Spicer said at this afternoon’s briefing when speaking of the Quebec City attack.

But these assertions are utterly false. The suspect is neither Moroccan nor Muslim. The Moroccan individual, Mohamed Belkhadir, was actually one of the worshippers at the mosque and called 911 to summon the police, and played no role whatsoever in the shooting.

The actual shooting suspect is 27-year-old Alexandre Bissonnette, a white French Canadian who is, by all appearances, a rabid anti-immigrant nationalist. A leader of a local immigration rights groups, François Deschamps, told a local paper he recognized his photo as an anti-immigrant far-right “troll” who has been hostile to the group online.

EO coming to ban Canucks from entering the US. Time for the northern wall.


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 Post subject: Re: Attacks on mosques
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Lots of crazy and awful going on here



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 Post subject: Re: Attacks on mosques
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From another story on them

https://heavy.com/news/2018/03/michael- ... al-farooq/

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Hari worked as a Ford County sheriff’s deputy for about 18 months and previously owned a gun store in Paxton, Illinois, according to the Ford County Record. He unsuccessful ran for Ford County Sheriff in 1998 as a libertarian candidate, the newspaper reported.

Hari was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethran, a denomination that wears the plain cloths of the Amish, but allows for more modern amenities, he told the Chicago Tribune. He made national headlines in 2005 and 2006 when he fled to Mennonite communities in Mexico and Belize during a custody dispute with his ex-wife, taking his two young daughters with him. The story was featured on several episodes of the “Dr. Phil Show,” and he eventually returned to the U.S. with his daughters. The reunion and an interview featuring Hari and his ex-wife was recorded by “Dr. Phil.”

A jury found him guilty of child abduction in 2006, according to The News-Gazette. He faced up to 3 years in prison, and prosecutors asked for a sentence of 6 months, but he received only 30 months of probation.


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Hari was arrested by the FBI on March 13 while he was traveling to a court appearance in Ford County in the assault case.

According to court documents, Hari tried to frame his neighbor in February 2018 to make him look bad before his upcoming court appearance in that case. He and the other men planted explosives in a suitcase and a bag on the neighbor’s property in Clarence, the FBI says. Hari then sent a tip to ATF about the explosives. FBI agents searched the neighbor’s property, but eventually determined it was Hari who had sent the tip. McWhorter told the FBI that Hari and Morris planted the explosives on Hari’s neighbor’s property to get him in trouble prior to court appearances in Hari’s assault case.

After the FBI searched the neighbor’s property following Hari’s tip, the group posted videos on their “Illinois Patriot” YouTube page claiming that the federal government was taking over the ton of Clarence. In the videos, a man, possibly Hari, is seen wearing a black ski mask that covers all but his eyes:


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 Post subject: Re: Attacks on mosques
PostPosted: March 15 18, 8:55 am 
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Sounds like Hari needs to be committed.

Do we do that anymore?


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