Muslims In Calgary is the organization that gained headlines a few months ago for defending the practice of female genital mutilation. Have Canadian authorities pondered the implications of having an outfit touting FGM and Holocaust denial operating freely, while they furiously persecute perpetrators of alleged “Islamophobia”? Almost certainly not.
“Holocaust denial article on Calgary Muslim website prompts anger, police complaint,” by Bryan Passifiume, Toronto Sun, February 1, 2018:
Penned by a notorious white nationalist and posted to the website of a self-professed advocacy group for Calgary’s Muslim community, an article promoting Holocaust denial has sparked anger and prompted an investigation by city police.
Posted Saturday to muslimsincalgary.ca, the article “Why “No Free Speech” on the Holocaust?” was originally written in February 2007 on the website of David Duke — noted American white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader.
The article — which contains little more than Holocaust-denial boilerplate — has garnered the anger of B’nai Brith Canada, which took particular exception when the website chose to publish the article.
“To post this on Holocaust remembrance day is both vile and repugnant,” said B’nai Brith Canada chief executive officer Michael Mostyn…..
“This is not the messaging that Calgarians want to hear, that I’m sure Muslims in Calgary would like to see — nobody wants to see messages of anti-Semitism, hate, and extremism.”
A disclaimer at the beginning of the article states Muslims in Calgary “take no position on the Holocaust issue,” and that “We are not saying and we will not say that the Holocaust did not happen exactly as Jews and the mainstream authorities claim that it did.”…
In September, the Muslim Council of Calgary disavowed any relationship with the website or its creators, attributing its operation to individuals in an “adversarial relationship” with the council.