CCI Condemns the Ongoing Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) expresses its concerns over the treatment given to the Muslims of East Turkistan, which is referred to as the “Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region”. The persecution of Muslims in this region by the Chinese authorities has progressively worsened since 1949, …

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Statement on Quebec Government’s Bill 21

“The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) strongly condemns the Coalition Avenir de Quebec (CAQ) government’s Bill 21 and considers it an infringement upon the rights of Canadian citizens who profess the Islamic faith. Quebec, for many decades, has been an inclusive, democratic, and multicultural society …

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Cathedral Church in France

“Had God not repelled ˹the aggression of˺ some people by means of others, destruction would have surely claimed monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques in which God’s Name is often mentioned. God will certainly help those who stand up for Him. God is truly All-Powerful, Almighty.” …

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Statement on the Christchurch Mosque Shooting

The Canadian Council of Imams is grieved by the heinous shootings at multiple New Zealand Mosques. Our prayers go out to the victims, their families and the people of New Zealand during this terrible tragedy. As we witnessed in the aftermath of the Quebec Mosque …

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Statement on Horrific Shooting in Danforth Area

We stand united with the city of Toronto and the Danforth community in this painful moment. We know that Torontonians are resilient and strong. Nothing has prepared us for yesterday’s violence but through our love and unity, we will emerge stronger. #TorontoStrong

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The Council’s Statement on Yesterday’s Ottawa barbaric attack

Oct 23, 2014 Canadian Council of Imams, a collective leadership of Imams (Ministers of Religion), made the following statement on yesterday’s Ottawa attack: La version française suit l’anglaise ci dessous “The Canadian Council of Imams is deeply shocked and grieved by the brutal attack at …

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CCI statement on recent threats to Canadian Imams

Recent threats to two Canadian Imams that include a member of the Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) demonstrates the absolute bankruptcy of the morals and beliefs of the Da’eesh (so-called ISIL) group that seeks to make disbelievers of all Muslims that do not believe as …

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