Quebec Mosque Shooting

Key Details: 30/01/2017 from Hong Kong Assessment: ⁠⁠⁠⁠A shooting occurred in Quebec City inside the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday while approximately 50 people were inside for the prayer. As a result, at least six people were killed and several injured. A white male has been arrested and suspected to be responsible for this shooting. According to local media, there are some people in Quebec City has viewed Muslims as a threat. Back in June in 2016, a pork head was thrown outside the shooting location, this action was seen as an act of provocation. Which this can be seen that it is not[…]

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Security Implications of Executive Order on Muslim Ban

Key details: 28/01/2017 from Qatar   Assessment: President Donald Trump has signed a controversial Executive Order in the Pentagon which bans asylum seekers and refugees from 7 countries in MENA (Middle East and North Africa); notably Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Iran. According to President Trump, the Executive Order was implemented on reasons based on security and stability for the United States despite the claims that this ban has on what the US stands for from human rights values, freedom , and liberty and this ban especially challenges the Immigration and Nationality Act implemented by congress in 1965 in which it is unlawful[…]

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