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"terry milewski" Discussed on Front Burner
"We talked about all of this hype around him in two thousand seventeen eighteen but you know the truth is that momentum and it didn't really continue and I want to go through some of the hurdles or our miss steps that he encountered after he won the leadership in two thousand seventeen. One thing became very quickly. people have talked about the fact that he is a devout. Sikh and there was a controversy very early on pretty soon after he took over the party over an interview he did with CBC's Terry Milewski asking asking. It's not a let me just finish it. I'm just asking is it appropriate to put up finish my sentence and at the time sing didn't want announce extremists who glorify winding Palmer one of the men responsible for the Air India bombing. Is that appropriate yes or no so it is so unacceptable that the violence violence was committed. The heinous massacre that was committed. Is something that six Muslims Hindus all denounced and he since walked back from that position but Hannah now. Why did he do that in the first place yeah well it took him months to walk that back in that interview as you say he didn't announce extremists within in Canada's seek community who glorify Palmer and to accept the Air India inquiry's conclusions that Palmer was the mastermind behind the terrorist attack that killed hundreds of Canadians so you won't announce those posters of Palmer. I don't know who was responsible but I think we need to find out who's truly responsible. When he came backout. He's to walk back. He said that there are some in the community who have not accepted the findings right Air India inquiry so they still find it hard to accept that Palmer was to blame. I think the displaying of a picture of Mr per mar is something that really traumatizes hurson injuries people that are suffering so much in terms of that loss in their lives and I don't think it's appropriate so I don't think it should be done but if someone else is doing in an event I still think it's important for me to reach out and speak to people and talked about talk about my I journey and I think he was trying to walk that extremely fine line but taking months to do that didn't help him right right. It felt like he was trying to make like like a very nuanced argument about something that for most people was really not that nuance at all no there there there was the inquiry that came out and have these conclusions and I accept the findings of the of the investigation of the inquiry. I accept them and I condemn all those responsible yeah. What are the handling of the situation. Tell you about how he may deal with the high pressure. I think would be federal leader. Yeah I think he learned he cannot odd dabble in nuances. He has to be very clear. He had to have known that question was going to be asked of him. and you know even the chair of the Air India Families Association Bow Gupta. His wife was killed on that flight. He said if saying is a would be prime minister and he can't answer predictable questions about a terrorist attack. It's astonishing.
"terry milewski" Discussed on Safe Space
"Forward. Since being elected leader of the federal Jagmeet. Singh has faced questions about whether he supports or is at least sympathetic to violent extremism in the pursuit of a sick homeland in India. This week, the globe and mail published two reports that breathed new life into that story. The globe found that the leader spoke at twenty fifteen rally, San Francisco, where images of a sick extremist prominently displayed and that he attended a youth seminar in two thousand sixteen where another speaker endorsed political violence as a legitimate form of resistance. Jagmeet Singh has long been an outspoken critic of the Indian government on its treatment of six and specifically over the nineteen Eighty-four pug roms that killed thousands of people in India. He maintains that he does not support violence, and he described his advocacy as being focused on human rights. And we should note that even as we're recording this, there's new stuff coming out. But our, she wise, this dominating the news, you are sick whisper. One, one sick whisper these days. Why are we talking about this? Break it down as simply as you can. We're talking about it because Jagmeet Singh is a practicing sick who's critical of India and talks about this stuff pretty often. And because we have a lot of journalists in in Canada who came up through the aftermath of Air India. So they spent a lot of time investigating reporting on on sick communities on extremism within Canada, upon intelligence, failures in Canada, all the way through to the the Air, India inquiry. Like I think that's the fundamental dynamic that's at play a wide so prominent. We can. We can get into the actual specifics of what's at stake what the history is, all of that. But like, why is this like something that everyone wants to talk about? It's because of those two things I think so, tell us tell us about what's actually, you know, at stake here. What's the question that means sayings being. Asked? It's all over the place. I don't even know where to start. All right. Let's start with maybe the beginning of Jagmeet sings, political career. Jagmeet Singh decided again to politics. When a man named KOMO Naf led a mob of people during the nineteen Eighty-four pogrom and Burr six alive. He's also widely suspected, and there's some good evidence that he was one of the orchestrators of this of this massive pug Rome Jagmeet Singh, political career is very much tied into these questions. That's why decided to run. He often speaks out against mistreatment of of six, especially with regards to that nineteen Eighty-four pogrom with regards to, you know, say disappearances that happened in the conflict that followed India. That's an issue that's clearly very important him his, you know, his sake identity, something that he talks about fairly often much more so than other politicians who've come before you don't hear her Sajjan talking about these kinds of things before. But I mean, it should be important to note that. Been accused in the past of kind of being a secret study both by the pool job government and by the CBC's Terry Milewski. We'll get Terry minute. Yeah. But these are. These are things that saying talks about often, but that's also I think, mixed in with with a kind of monolithic treatment that the media gives towards six in Canada, all questions, but sake identity in about the job, conflict and politics stemming from from that time come back to well, Arya terrorist. But Jessica, I'm curious why the stuff never came up when Jagmeet Singh was a an Ontario provincial politician or did it come up and we just didn't notice. It didn't get a lot of media coverage. I can tell you that from third twenty thirteen onward. He always recognized sick genocide every November he would talk about the pogroms referred to as genocide and then a member statement in two thousand sixteen. He tried to pass a motion that failed recognizing genocide, and then it was liberals who passed the same sort of motion the next year. So what happened? It did not get a lot of mainstream media coverage at all. I think you know part of that is that you know he wasn't leader of a major party. I sort of. Wonder like because he's the first dawn, white leader of a major party and he is visibly sick like he doesn't. Is he being held to a higher or is he being held to a double standard? Rather, I think yes. And now he's running for the top job in the country. He should be held to scrutiny for all kinds of things. You know, his associations, his beliefs, all of these kinds of things deserve to be interrogated, but we don't do this for other leaders, right? Maybe we should. But when Patrick Brown was visiting India, just two months ago, you know, maybe three right before his kind of life exploded. He invited Yogi detained off the chief minister to come to Canada. Did the enough is radical Hindu cleric who has advocated for publicly for the raping of Muslim women's corpses. This is about as bad of a guys you can get in same thing. Patrick Brown, befriended on render Mody when he was chief minister of good drop at a time when Mody was not allowed to come to the. United States because of his alleged involvement in the puck roms against Muslims that took place in two thousand two and good rot. Brown was not interrogated for those kinds of associations. In fact, he was kinda praised. It was seen as like, oh, this is a political a benefit for him. Maybe this will help out the Progressive Conservatives because he, he's, he's down with the Brown people, you know, and like those, we nobody. Nobody was questioning those kinds of sociation. And so yes, Jagmeet Singh is being held to a double standard. There is a pocket see in the Canadian media. That doesn't mean we shouldn't ask seeing these questions. It means we should ask all those other politicians similar kinds of questions, but there associations. The whole thing has seemed very familiar to me because I do think this is sometimes how prominent Muslims are questioned and it's like, Hello, you just wrote a book about art, but what do you think of. This is a little different? I realized, but it felt very familiar at the same time. Checkmate's things answers have been a little squirrelly. Yeah. So when he was asked about this in October, by the CBC's Terry Milewski Terry repeatedly asked him to condemn the the architect of the Air, India bombing who is tell winder, Singh, Parmar, and sing refused to do so directly. But he'd sort of generally condemned violence and later said like that was fairly racist interview. You know, kind of asked over and over his answer has been sort of like a general. Like I support peace human rights advocate. I'd condemned terrorist acts all over the world when the question was really, but what about this one in this one person, he did publish an op-ed in the globe and mail on Thursday saying that he is an act. He's an advocate for his community, but he absolutely believes the conclusions of the air bombing in inquiry in that the people who are responsible for the ones who are responsible, but it's not until several months later he came to this answer. You know why. Why wouldn't he just say the obvious answer? I can't speak for saying, I don't know. Like I wrote in a column after that Milewski interview that one, let's Key's question was absurd to ask right off the bat to two person who just been elected leader, a federal party and to sing should have just said, yeah, Parmar did it. He's an awful terrorist like done. Both of those things can be true, but you know, I think for a lot of folks, the stakes of this question are especially high, and I don't think a lot of people who aren't close followers of sort of Canadian politics for the last thirty years. Kind of understand why that's the case. Even in the in the immediate aftermath of the Air, India bombing publications like the globe and mail were writing articles about how ceases and and other folks are alleging that this might be and an Indian government operation, a false flag. These are things that are repairing and Canadian media. Then in in the early nineties, you had. A book by a turtle, star journalists, and other journalists that made the same kind of accusation that essentially the Linders per mar wasn't Indian agent. So these are things that have been out there for a long time and because of how badly Cesis and the security state and Canada Bangaldesh Aaron investigation, deleting hundreds of tapes, the absolute embarrassment. It's allowed these kinds of conspiracy theories amongst parts of the community to to grow. And and so there was a worry that I think that may be sing believed in some of these kinds of conspiracy theories. It's I, it's heartening to me to see that he doesn't as as somebody who grew up as a sick in Canada and who's seen the media coverage over so many years and seeing that it's only Osceola sons, one guy who gets to talk about these issues and that every issue is is framed as as a question of, are you a terrorist or not? I even under. I think the impulse of probably him and his team of like, well, we're just not gonna talk about that stuff. We don't want. We don't want to go there. You know, because for for thirty years, everyone's been saying that six and Canada are like terrorists by default, and that were centrally religious fanatics and violent. So I have a little bit of sympathy for that. But like guess what here running for prime minister. You don't get that kind of like, pass, you know, my mom gets that pass, right? Like my dad used to all kinds of crazy conspiracy theories, and I'd argue with them, but like, you know, that's just the way it goes. Sing is now the most prominent political sake leader outside of India, right? In any country the he has a special responsibility. I'm glad that he finally at least stepped up to the plate today. I think his silence led to people believe thinking. Maybe he believed the conspiracy theories or at least he was pandering to those who who did exactly that he's come out now and made a little clearer. Okay. Well, our shoes, mom, you're on notice.