Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:35 PM ET

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National Audio 6:35 PM ET

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NAT110 - (CRIME-Mosque-Shooting) QUEBEC. x-20s. Quebec's Muslim community expressed disappointment at a sentence handed down to convicted mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette. The author of the January 2017 rampage at the Quebec City mosque was sentenced to life in prison without parole for 40 years, but the community had hoped for a tougher sentence. Imam Hassan Guillet says the sentence leaves victims open to having to revisit the horrors. ("..we lived today.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The trial judge says the murders will forever be written in blood in the history of this city, this province, this country, but rejected the Crown's request for six consecutive life sentences, which would have prevented Bissonnette from seeking parole for 150 years and guaranteed that he end his life behind bars. …

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