Samer Majzoub, president of the Montreal-based Canadian Muslim Forum, called the statements “troubling” and “Islamophobic.”

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‘When you start targeting people in particular, whether it’s because of their skin colour or religion or culture, it only complicates matters.’ – Samer Majzoub, Canadian Muslim Forumbanquet 2014