4 people from the same family are dead and a fifth – a 9-year old boy – is wounded after a 20-yr old man in London (ON) ran them over on Sunday evening. Local police say it was deliberate, that the man targeted his victims because they were Muslim, and suggest terrorism charges may follow.
Phil Gurski unpacks murder, hate crime and terrorism under Canadian law as he discusses this cowardly act of violence
- Read Muslims in London, Ont., express shock, grief in wake of ‘planned’ hit and run
- Read ‘We may never know why’: Danforth shooter fascinated by death, but motive still unclear
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Quick hits 168 – How reliable witness statements are and why we often never determine the real reasons for violent events.
Quick Hits 167 – Muslims in London, Ont., express shock, grief in wake of ‘planned’ hit and run
Quick Hits 166 – What is Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism (IMVE)?