A Quebec activist who fought the stereotyping of Muslims was charged with supporting terrorism on Friday after an RCMP investigation linked her to an alleged scheme to smuggle weapons to Hezbollah in Lebanon.Let us hope the Mounties were sensible enough not to mention "jihad" or "Islamic terrorism" in Mouna's presence because that might have hurt her feelings (and, according to the RCMP manual on the topic, could have prompted her to take an even more radical turn).
Mouna Diab, 26, was charged with committing a crime “for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a terrorist group,” the RCMP said in a statement. She faces a possible life sentence if convicted.
The Laval woman was arrested at Montreal’s Trudeau airport last year and accused of violating an international arms embargo targeting Lebanon, but police added the far more serious terrorism charge on Friday...
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Way to Fight Those "Stereotypes," Mouna!
From the NatPo: