Quebec: Green Party candidate forced to resign for criticizing mosque leader


Luc Saint-Hilaire, the Green candidate for the Quebec riding of Lévis-Lotbinière, told the Star that the party gave him 24 hours to resign after he shared a post on Facebook following reports that a man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife by setting her on fire is Muslim.

Luc Saint-Hilaire wrote: "It would be a good moment for the president of 'the Islamic Association' to condemn the repugnant actions of this 'Mohamed' who made his wife a human torch in front of her kids... but no! It's silence..."

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