Canada names Amira Elghawaby as 1st special representative to combat Islamophobia

Canada's Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen announced on Thursday that the government has officially named it's first-ever special representative to combat Islamophobia: Amira Elghawaby. Hussen said she will advocate for and advance inclusive public policy in Canada, adding Elghawaby will work with other national advocates to protect human rights, including freedom of religion.