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Canadian pleads guilty to mosque murders

QUEBEC CITY: A Canadian man known for his far-right, nationalist sympathies pleaded guilty Wednesday to the killing last year of six worshipers at a Quebec mosque -- a surprising turn of events in a case that shocked the country. The…

Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

MONTREAL: Muslim and civil rights groups on Tuesday challenged a Quebec ban on officials or anyone receiving public services from covering their faces, arguing it infringes on women's and Muslim religious rights. The Canadian Civil…

Quebec City mosque shooter formally charged

QUEBEC: A man accused in a Quebec City mosque shooting that left six people dead was formally charged with murder and attempted murder during a brief court appearance Monday. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, sat impassively as a 12th count of…

Quebec’s Muslims to have their own cemetery

MONTREAL: Quebec’s mayor announced Friday that the city’s Muslim community will have their own cemetery, despite objections from right-wing groups and rising anti-Muslim sentiment. The city had promised a separate Muslim graveyard after…