Sunday, September 11th, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Attention: News, Features, Government/Political Affairs, Religion Editors
“…no religious arbitration in
one law for all Ontarians.", says Premier McGuinty
TORONTO – “I got a call about 4 pm Sunday afternoon while I was having dinner with my family, I thought the caller was joking, but it was true … no-faith based arbitration, I am so happy.” said Ms. Homa Arjomand, Coordinator of the International Campaign Against Sharia Court in Canada.
On Sunday Premier McGuinty was interviewed by the national news agency and made the following statements:
"I've come to the conclusion that the debate has gone on long enough," he said.
"There will be no Shariah law in
McGuinty said religious arbitrations "threaten our common ground,"
and promised his Liberal government would introduce legislation "as soon
as possible" to outlaw them in
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Thank you to the activists
“Most of all, I want to thank all the people who worked on the campaign. This victory was the result of the hard work of thousands of activists, across Ontario, Canada and Europe who volunteered their time and skills to help bring an end to Sharia courts in Canada,” said Ms. Arjomand, “…to each and everyone of them I want to say thank you, we did this together.”
Sharia is a global struggle
“Together we have defeated the forces of ‘Political Islam’
About Homa Arjomand and the Campaign
Homa Arjomand is the Coordinator
of the International Campaign Against Sharia Court in
Media Contact: Ms. Homa Arjomand 416-737-9500.