Today, the National Council of Canadian Muslims once again are calling for the dropping of Conservative candidate Ghada Melek. Below is their statement on a facebook post:
“We appreciate that all people can change. But when candidates express hateful views, apologies have to be directed towards the communities affected, not towards political parties.
That’s why we are continuing to call for Ghada Melek’s resignation.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer stated that if a Conservative candidate has made racist or homophobic comments in the past, he will stand by the candidate as long as they apologize and take responsibility for those comments.
But Ghada Melek’s apology doesn’t take responsibility.
“As a Coptic Christian, I know what my family and friends often endured under Morsi and the Brotherhood, and that passion may have got the best of me at times,” she said in a statement. “While these are almost entirely retweets from more…
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