Black senior seeks justice after violent incident by Durham police outside Ontario hospital

TORONTO — A 68-year-old Black man is seeking justice after he was struck several times on his head and left nearly unconscious by Durham police officers as he was attempting to leave an Ajax hospital with his wife. The night of the incident on Oct. 30, 2018, Livingston Jeffers’ jacket was torn at the armpit […]

Faisal Kutty awarded a MAX – Muslim Award for Excellence, Platinum Award

Faisal Kutty was awarded a MAX – Muslim Award for Excellence, Platinum Award. The award recognize Muslims who have demonstrated significant achievement in their field while demonstrating leadership, and commitment to serving the community. The Award was presented to in Toronto at its annual Gala on October 17, 2017. Click here to watch the award […]

If Wynne’s Liberals were committed to equality, they’d help fund independent schools

Ontario funds a Catholic schooling system, while other faith groups are left to either fully foot the tab for their schools, or close their doors. The recent closure of Islamic Foundation School (IFS), a top-ranked secondary school in Ontario, brings to the forefront the politicized issue of government funding for independent schools in the province—or […]

Canada urged to revoke Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship amid Rohingya crisis

An online petition is calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to revoke the Myanmar leader’s honorary Canadian citizenship. It says Aung San Suu Kyi no longer deserves the recognition she once received while standing up for freedom and democracy. The petition, launched Tuesday by Fareed Khan, is in response to the leader’s silence amid the […]

Faisal Kutty included in The Muslim 500: The Most Influential Muslims in the World

Faisal Kutty has been selected for the seventh consecutive year for inclusion in The Muslim 500: The Most Influential Muslims in the World (page 156) 2017 edition. The Muslim 500: The World’s Most Influential Muslims is an annual compilation published by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Institute and is affiliated with the Royal Aal al-Bayt […]

Time to overhaul Canada’s no-fly program

Article By: Faisal Kutty and Mustafa Jilani Published in the Toronto Star on Fri Jan 15 2016 As the U.S. backs away from no-fly lists, the Canadian one is becoming more secretive, sweeping and less accountable. In the wake of the 6-year-old caught in Canada’s no-fly web, the government has promised to examine changes to […]