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The Progress Report


Aug 14, 2019

Faisal Khan Suri was giving his suggestions to the Justice Committee in the House of Commons on how to combat online hate when Conservative MP Michael Cooper confronted him by reading from the Christchurch shooter's deranged manifesto. We explore that moment and its fallout, and share a broader discussion on the ideology and goals behind white supremacist terrorism as well as how to defeat it.

 

Further reading 

The Guardian: The 'white replacement theory' motivates alt-right killers the world over

Hansard of Justice Committee meeting with Faisal Khan Suri

CBC premiere of Digging in the Dirt - 9/14/19 at 7pm

MP Michael Cooper disparaged 'goat herder cultures' in 2008 law class discussion, lawyers claim

PressProgress: UCP Candidate Complained ‘White Supremacist Terrorists’ Are Treated Unfairly, Leaked Messages Show