Topic: quebec city mosque attack

Mosque shooting victim's daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing 'the best father ever'

Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting rampage.

'My father, this giant': Son, daughter of mosque shooting victim honour father's contribution to society

Khaled Belkacemi's widow and children testified at Alexandre Bissonnette's sentencing hearing Wednesday, expressing their pain — but also their pride in the accomplishments of the food engineering scientist who left Algeria in 1994 to build a new life in Quebec.

Quebec City mosque shooting victim hailed as hero for trying to disarm gunman

Azzeddine Soufiane, one of the men who died in the Quebec City mosque shooting, was described as "heroic" and "courageous" by his friends who survived the attack.

Survivor of Quebec City mosque shooting doesn't believe shooter is remorseful

One of the men who survived the Quebec City mosque shooting says he doesn't believe the 28-year-old man convicted has any regrets for killing six men, and could have killed many more had he been given the chance.

Quebec City mosque shooter obsessed with mass murderers since adolescence

Alexandre Bissonnette's obsession with mass murderers started when he was an adolescent, and he had wanted to be carry out a mass killing ever since, a Quebec City courtroom heard on Monday.

Quebec City mosque shooter set off by Canada's open stance on refugees

The man responsible for killing six Muslims inside a Quebec City mosque had been anxious for months about his own family becoming victims of a terror attack, and that peaked when he saw reports the Canadian government was going to allow more refugees into the country.

Court hears 911 call: Quebec City mosque shooter asks if people are injured

A survivor of the Quebec mosque shooting had to leave the courtroom abruptly Thursday as the Crown presented photos of the scene taken in the hours that followed the attack.

Quebec judge to decide whether surveillance footage of Quebec City mosque shooting should be made public

A lawyer representing a media consortium says the public has the right to documents entered into a court of law, including video surveillance from cameras inside the Sainte-Foy mosque.

Videos of fatal mosque attack show shooter reload as victims seek cover

Women who lost their husbands more than a year ago sat inside a Quebec City courtroom Wednesday, watching the last moments captured on video as their husbands were gunned down inside their place of worship.

Quebec City mosque shooter could face longest sentence in Canadian history

The man responsible for killing six people in a Quebec City mosque last year is facing a 150-year prison sentence, which legal experts say would be the longest ever in the country's history.

Alexandre Bissonnette explains why he pleaded guilty, in his own words

After pleading guilty to all charges, Alexandre Bissonnette read a statement to the Quebec City courtroom filled with the victims' families, survivors and their supporters. Here is the transcript.

Quebec City musicians hold benefit concert for survivor of mosque shooting

Classical music performers in Quebec City are uniting to perform a benefit concert on Sunday for Aymen Derbali, one of the survivors of the 2017 Sainte-Foy mosque shooting.

Fundraising campaign for mosque shooting survivor surpasses $400,000 goal

The crowdfunding campaign launched to help one of the survivors of the Quebec City mosque shooting has surpassed its $400,000 goal. The money raised will help Aymen Derbali, now paraplegic, buy a new house adapted to his needs.
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'We are all human': Vigil marks Quebec City mosque shooting anniversary

Families, citizens and politicians attended a vigil in Sainte-Foy on Monday evening to mark the first anniversary of the shooting at the nearby mosque, which left six dead and 19 others wounded.

Winnipeg vigil marks 'very heavy year' since Quebec City mosque attack

One year after six men were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque, Shahina Siddiqui said she still carries the pain of her community's loss.