Canada PM condemns pepper spray attack on Syrian refugees

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on November 29, 2015 in ParisCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday condemned an attack on Syrian refugees who were pepper-sprayed during a welcome event in Vancouver, an incident police are treating as a hate crime. The group of newly arrived Syrians, which included children, was sprayed by an unknown bicyclist as they gathered outdoors Friday for a welcome function at the Muslim Association of Canada Centre, Vancouver police said. “I condemn the attack on Syrian refugees in Vancouver,” he added.

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