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Who Polices the Police?

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In Geller’s case, members of York Region’s Muslim community — of which Veerappan is a member — reportedly wanted the immigration minister’s office to keep her out of the country.

So now we know. The fascist police thug who strongarmed the Chabad rabbi to cancel my speech is a Muslim. He is using the full weight of Canadian (Western) law to enforce Islamic law (blasphemy laws under the sharia).

The biggest daily in the nation's capital, the Ottawa Citizen, has this excellent editorial on the speech police:

Policing speech

According to reports, Veerappan didn’t like
the idea of her expressing such views, and, supposedly, told Kaplan his
position with the department would be in question if he didn’t cancel
the invitation. “If he did (host Geller), then we’d have to reassess our
relation with (Kaplan),” Veerappan told a reporter. “Some of the stuff
that Ms. Geller speaks about runs contrary to the values of York
Regional Police and the work we do in engaging our communities.”

Whether
the job threat was real, and whether anyone agrees or not with Geller’s
views, Veerappan’s conduct is appalling. Canadians expect police to
respect Charter provisions protecting freedom of speech. They are not
supposed to act as censors at the behest of a particular community.

Unfortunately,
the desire of some to stifle the freedoms of others with whom they
disagree has become all too common. Journalists Mark Steyn and Ezra
Levant were dragged before human rights tribunals by those who objected
to their opinions about Islam. A speaking engagement by right-wing
commentator Ann Coulter at the University of Ottawa was shut down by
demonstrators. The Canadian government has tried to keep out George
Galloway, a left-wing British politician hostile toward Israel. In
Geller’s case, members of York Region’s Muslim community — of which
Veerappan is a member — reportedly wanted the immigration minister’s
office to keep her out of the country.

Interestingly, Veerappan’s
conduct offends other Muslims. In a letter to York police chief Eric
Jolliffe, Salim Mansur, a University of Western Ontario academic, wrote:
“I am appalled that … we continue to hear regularly how the liberal
democratic tradition of Canada and the West is being systematically
shredded by institutions sworn to protect it.” Some Muslims who’ve made
Canada their home, he said, “need to learn the culture … of a society
that is open to debates and discussions however painful this might be to
someone else’s sensibilities.”

Insp. Veerappan — the entire York Regional Police department? — appears to be among those who need this lesson.

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