Last night, 27-year-old Alexandre Bissonnette, a white French-Canadian nationalist walked into a mosque in Quebec, Canada and allegedly murdered 6 Muslims and injured 10 other worshippers with an AK47.
For over 24 hours, right-wing media outlets and hundreds of thousands of conservatives have been lying, spreading misinformation and saying the shooter was a Moroccan Muslim speaking Arabic shouting “Allahu Akbar”. These claims are utterly false and fabricated. The Moroccan man was a worshipper at the mosque, he was one of the key witnesses who called 911 for the Police to come and help them. Although he was initially arrested, he now has been released by police as a key witness.
The shooter was a known online troll who loved Donald Trump, and far-right French politician Marine Le Pen. He liked their pages on Facebook and defended them.
The suspect in the deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque was…
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