Nadia Murad and the heartlessness of PC


Earlier this month the Globe and Mail in Canada revealed that a Toronto school board had pulled its support from a book-club event Murad is due to speak at next year. It did so on the frankly incredible grounds that Murad's story might 'foster Islamophobia'. Murad's memoir, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State, details her horrific experiences at the hands of her ISIS captors. Her family were executed and she was raped and tortured. Yet in the warped mind of someone at the Toronto District School Board, retelling these experiences apparently risks inciting hatred against Muslims.

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