Thursday, May 24, 2012

Locals Plan Rally in Scarborough to Protest Khadr's Return to the Neighbourhood

From the Toronto Sun:
TORONTO - Some Scarborough residents are planning a town hall meeting to rally the community and prevent terrorist Omar Khadr from returning to his east-end home.
A number of Scarborough residents were meeting on Wednesday to plan against Khadr’s return to Canada in months after spending a decade in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for terrorism offences.

“We need to have our voices heard,” said activist Shobie Kapoor, who has created an online petition calling for Khadr to stay away from Canada. “We are trying to find out what our options are when he (Khadr) returns to the community.”

Kapoor said at least 20 area residents, and a number of groups, have banned together to keep Khadr out of Scarborough, where he was born. No date has been set for a town hall meeting.

Her group plans to post flyers near homes where Khadr will be staying with family members. Members of the Canadian Hindu Advocacy have twice posted flyers near Khadr grandfather’s home on Khartoum Ave.

The group has formed Canadian Patriots Unite Against Terrorist Omar Khadr to help with the fight...
There's a Khartoum Avenue in Scarborough?! How...appropriate.

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