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Iraqi journalist finds peace and acceptance in Montreal

Hussein Al Hilli and his family landed in Montreal 24 years ago. Since then, Al Hilli says he's found tolerance and understanding.

Hussein Al Hilli's work as a journalist in Gulf War-era Iraq forced him and his family to flee

Point of view: Hussein Al Hilli

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Iraqi journalist Hussein Al Hilli and his family landed in Montreal 24 years ago. Since then, Al Hilli says he's found tolerance and understanding. 1:50

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I came to Canada with my family 24 years ago escaping persecution back home. In Montreal, I have found understanding and acceptance among Canada's multi-ethnic culture.

Watch Hussein's P.O.V. in the video above.


 Hussain Al Hilli is a writer and journalist. He has covered wars in Iraq, conflicts, and the Middle East.

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