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U n Last solemst tribute was delivered Saturday in London in Ontario to a Muslim family deliberately mowed by a pickup, An act that shocked Canada and has been described as "terrorist" by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Four members of the Afzaal family, originally from Pakistan - a couple, their daughter and grandmother - walked near them in London when they were killed last Sunday by a 20-year-old man who rushed his vehicle on them.
The nine-year-old son of the couple, hurried, seriously injured, survived.
Several hundred people, gathered on a vast parking area and a football field with an Islamic center attended on Saturday at an outdoor public ceremony in front of the four coffins, symbolically covered with the Canadian flag.
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"Whether their coffins are draped in the beautiful Canadian banner testifies to the fact that the entire Canadian nation accompanies them," Raza Bashir Tarar, Ambassador of Pakistan, in a brief intervention.
The ceremony has been broadcast live by the main Canadian information channels. After a few speaking and prayers, the convoy took the path of the Muslim cemetery for the private burial of Salman Afzaal, 46, his wife Madiha, 44, of their daughter Yumna, 15, and his. Grandma Talat, 74 years old. Their brutal death shook the Muslim community from Canada.
"We are not alone in our pain," said Ali Islam, a uncle from Madiha Salman, stressing that the emotion caused by the attack and the relentless messages from all sides "have been a first step to find a path to healing ". "We realized that our enlarged family was much larger than we could have imagined," he launched.
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One participant at the ceremony, Sajid Ali Mohamed, noted that this time, the act had been described as "terrorist" then That there is little, the focus would have probably been on the author's mental illness.
"Finally, an attack on Muslims is characterized by terrorist attack," he told AFP, believing that it was "a step in the right direction".
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had quickly denounced "a terrorist attack motivated by hatred," promising to strengthen the fight against extremist groups.
for Sajid Ali Mohamed, who had made several hours of road to attend the ceremony, it was important to be there, with the others, "because we need to cure together." "I was shocked" by learning the news, because the Afzaal were a "family like mine," he said, pointing out that he also has a woman, two children and parents with who he will walk around. "We are very many to have exactly the same feeling," he added.
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Many vigils or supportive manifestations took place across Canada. Several thousand people had participated on Friday night at an ecumenical walk in the streets of London, which has a Muslim community of some 30,000 people. A tribute had also been held in Quebec City, where a shooting had made six deaths in a mosque in January 2017.
The attack generated questions about Islamophobia in Canada and, within the Muslim community, the fear that manifest His religious affiliation can make her a target.
Several Canadian Muslim organizations claimed the holding of a summit on Islamophobia. They could get satisfaction because Canadian members have adopted a non-binding motion at the end of the week, presented by the new democratic party (NDP - left), for the holding of such a summit this summer.
The young man who broke the Afzaal family, Nathaniel Veltman, was charged with four murders with premeditation and attempted murder.
The police, who spoke of an act "premeditated and planned, motivated by hatred", did not exclude from other accusations of "terrorist".
13/06/2021 04:37:29 - London (Canada) - © 2021 AFP
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