‘We will burn down your mosques,’ Muslim MP told after anti-Islamophobia motion

This is what happens when you’re a Muslim MP introducing an anti-Islamophobia motion in the House of Commons.

You receive feedback like the following:

“We will burn down your mosques.”

That’s just one message that Liberal MP Iqra Khalid received in response to Motion 103, a private member’s motion that is aimed at condemning Islamophobia and other kinds of discrimination against religious people.

Speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday, Khalid read out a number of hateful smears that were directed at her after the motion was introduced in December.

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