WSO Statement on Quebec Terror Attack

Ottawa (January 30, 2017):  The World Sikh Organization of Canada condemns last night’s horrific terror attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec in Sainte-Foy, Quebec City.  It was reported that two gunmen entered the mosque and killed six people. 

WSO President Mukhbir Singh said today, “our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of last night’s horrific shooting. Today, Canadians stand together to condemn this act of terror and stand in solidarity with the Muslim community. We will guard our shared values of diversity and inclusion even more jealously and we will work to prevail over the forces of hatred and bigotry. We are confident that law enforcement agencies will work quickly to bring those responsible for this tragedy to justice. “

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote and protect the interests of Canadian Sikhs as well as to promote and advocate for the protection of human rights for all individuals, irrespective of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, and social and economic status.

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