“Author and activist Djemila Benhabib told 98.5 radio host Benoît Dutrizac the Muslim Schools in Montreal ‘resembles the kind of indoctrination similar to what goes on in a military camp in Afghanistan or Pakistan.'”
There is no doubt a great deal of truth to that. Both almost certainly teach the Quran, the life of Muhammad, contempt and hatred for unbelievers, and need to impose sharia, etc. That Djemila Benhabib was brought up on charges at all shows how hard the enemies of freedom are working to criminalize any criticism of Islam or Muslims, and to intimidate everyone into fearing to enunciate such criticism.
“Djemila Benhabib not guilty of slander, Quebec Superior Court finds,” by Kate McKenna, CBC News, December 13, 2016:
A feminist, secular author did not slander a Montreal private Muslim school when she likened it to military training camps, a Quebec Superior court has found.
Author and activist Djemila Benhabib told 98.5 radio host Benoît Dutrizac the Muslim Schools in Montreal “resembles the kind of indoctrination similar to what goes on in a military camp in Afghanistan or Pakistan.”
In the same interview, she also said the school’s religious teachings were a form of indoctrination that conveyed sexist values. She used the example of Quranic verses which made reference to the importance of young women remaining pure.
The school accused her of “greatly tarnishing” its reputation and sued her for $95,000. It was represented by human rights lawyer Julius Grey, who argued that comparing a local school to terrorism was a dangerous tactic.
Shortly before her trial began in September, Benhabib showed little remorse.
“I regret nothing,” she said in a separate radio interview.
No intent to harm
In her decision, Justice Carole Hallée noted Benhabib did not say “terrorist” when talking about the military camps, and wrote she did nothing wrong by accepting to do a radio interview on a subject she’s passionate about….
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