Five years after Quebec mosque attack: ‘Still we’re paying’

Driven by empathy and shock, Quebecers’ attitudes toward Muslims became more positive after the tragedy, polls showed. Benabdallah and others remember the thousands who came out in support, many in tears.

But the goodwill was quickly displaced by the Muslim-bashing of Quebec City trash-talk radio and the rise of far-right, anti-Muslim groups.

Ces derniers jours, André Arthur harcèle et persécute toujours les victimes de l’attentat à la mosquée de Québec sur Twitter.