Window smashed, burnt Quran, hateful letter left at Calgary Islamic centre in Canada

Date: 
October, 2016
Country: 
Canada

A southeast Calgary Islamic centre was vandalized late Friday evening, and a community leader is hoping the person responsible comes forward, because he wants to start a conversation.

The glass on the door of the Islamic Centre of South Calgary in Queensland was broken.

A burnt copy of the Quran and a hateful letter greeted members of the Musallah Saturday morning, the centre's president told CBC News.

"Vandalizing anybody's place of worship, to me, is a despicable way to act," Junaid Mahoon said.

"Anybody who does that, in any name, including hate or Islamophobia, we should oppose and discourage that."

The incident comes just days after vile, anti-Muslim posters were posted across the University of Calgary campus.

More posters targeting Sikhs hit the University of Alberta campus in Edmonton late last month.