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Posted on 01/30/2017 10:10:09 PM PST by aquila48
The French Canadian university student charged with killing six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque was known for far-right, nationalist views and his support of the French rightist party led by Marine Le Pen.
Alexandre Bissonnette was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder over the shooting rampage at a Quebec City mosque that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism against Muslims.
Bissonnette made a brief court appearance and did not enter a plea in the attack staged during evening prayers Sunday. Wearing a white prisoner jump suit, his hands and feet shackled, he stared down at the floor and fidgeted, but did not speak.
The 27-year-old suspect, who has espoused support for Le Pen and U.S. President Donald Trump on his Facebook page, was known to those who monitor extremist groups in Quebec, said François Deschamps, an official with a refugee advocacy group.
"It's with pain and anger that we learn the identity of terrorist Alexandre Bissonnette, unfortunately known to many activists in Quebec for taking nationalist, pro-Le Pen and anti-feminist positions at Laval University and on social media," Deschamps wrote on the Facebook page of the group, Bienvenues aux Refugiés, or Welcome to Refugees.
An anthropology and political science major at Laval University in Quebec City, Bissonnette had also expressed support on his Facebook profile for "Génération Nationale," a group whose manifesto includes the rejection of "multiculturalism."
Authorities said Bissonnette was unknown to police.
The grandson of a decorated World War II veteran, Bissonnette appears in a Facebook photo as a boy dressed as an army cadet, a military leadership program for Canadian youths. But cadets are not members of the Canadian Armed Forces and do not receive military training.
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So he’s a “Nationalist” influenced by America or France or something? Not Quebec or Canada???
I tried to find his facebook page earlier today and couldn’t find a page that was open to the public. Don’t know if I even saw his profile or not.
How many poli-sci majors are hard-line “far right-ers”?
Earlier today someone claimed his profile said he WAS a (male) feminist.
In the days following the attack in Orlando we were told that it was the fault of Christians against same sex marriage that a bi-sexual Islamist rampaged at a disco nightclub that he cased with his wife.
On the day of the San Bernadino attack, the media suppressed the details of the “function” luncheon that the department had gathered for.
Can’t mention Christmas.
Al Qaeda has sought to recruit white agents of terror.
Did someone shout Allah FUBAR at the attack or not?
The shooter in that Norwegian attack wrote in his manifesto that he was willing to support Islamic terrorists by striking targets in the West.
I am skeptical of all media reports on everything having run the rest of their headlines (on other news items) through my bullsh** filter.
If they were more objective and accurate in the rest of their reporting I might pay attention at a time like this.
NSDAP = National Socialist GERMAN Workers Party. Just to be correct.
Another incident where 2 perps suddenly becomes one.
We may yet find out that this character converted a couple of years ago.
Socialism is not on the Right, not even when it is called National Socialism. It is still socialism.
It may not be so one sided as that. Sooner or later there must be some effective backlashing.
HUZZAH!!! We all know it had to be a Trump supporter. Even if it isn’t true it will be a Trump supporter. And we can all look forward to a confederate flag too.
A relevant article, and thanks for posting. Some of the coverage of this case is disconcerting.
This Bissonnette is only a suspect. The evidence against him may be strong, but has not been tested in Court. So far, he has not yet entered a plea.
So I think it right to discuss the case, but I do think one must wait and not pronounce him guilty.
No employment or income source or living arrangement mentioned.
No girlfriend or wife mentioned.
I'll speculate that he started showing symptoms of schizophrenia within the last five years.
Extreme right? I don’t like labels. He was an Islamic Jihadist, and had no decency or respect for life. Chicago Tribune. FAKE NEWS alert.
Why is hatred and bigotry always identified as “far right”?
The fact is that there are likely many thousands of white guys across Canada who want to shoot Jew hating Muslims. But the government controlled Canadian press will never reveal that.
There is a Muslim demographic invasion of Canada happening, and Canadians want it to stop.
It’s a false flag. The story has changed very far from what happened and it took them some time to come up with this.
Witnesses had guys running around yelling allahu akbar, now he’s a far right guy?
Trudeau needed sympathy for moslems and wants to go for guns. It’s a twofer.
The Left TRIPLING DOWN on a losing strategy: The world has SEEN the cult of islam and NO AMOUNT of casting whitey as the bad guy is going to work at this point, but PLEASE keep trying....
The Right needs to treat this with the same spirit Obama and the Dems would: Immediately rush out and declare Conservatism an ideology of peace then blame muslims for provoking the attacks by not trying to see the shooters’ world view and caving to his every whim.....see what I did there?
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