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  12/16/2011, Kislev 20, 5772

Canadian Imam Compares Canada to Nazi Germany


A senior leader of Canada's Muslim community compared a recent policy requiring no face-coverings be worn when new immigrants take the citizenship oath to the dire oppression of Jews in Nazi Germany.

Imam Sayed Soharwardy, a Canadian of Pakistani descent who serves as president of the Supreme Muslim Council of Canada, made his comparison on CTV, provoking strong reactions from Canada's Jewish community.

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