Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Apology? We Don't Need No Steenking Apology

The RCMP may have meant to placate and soothe with its apology to Muslims for arresting a few of their lads during Ramadan, but the police's unseemly groveling appears to have fallen on deaf ears. From the Ottawa Sun:
The leader of the Canadian Islamic Congress says he never heard an apology from the RCMP last August for arresting suspected Muslim terrorists during Ramadan --and he doesn't want one.
"No matter what day of the year, if there's a need for an arrest, there should be an arrest," said Imam Dr. Zijad Delic.

RCMP community outreach officer Cpl. Wayne Russett reportedly went into high gear to make amends with the Muslim community after the Aug. 25 arrest of Hiva Alizadeh and Misbahuddin Ahmed in Ottawa's west end.

Khurram Syed Sher was arrested in London. All three are charged with terrorism-related offences in a plot dubbed 'Project Samosa'.

"Our country, our security. That's what matters," said Delic.

According to a participant at an Aug. 26 meeting, RCMP and Ottawa police officials apologized for arresting the men during the holy month of Ramadan.

Delic said Muslims never asked for an apology.

"We went there to find solutions and give our five cents," he said...
Come, come, imam. Surely your input is worth more than that.

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