Both Fantino and Hawkes expressed dissatisfaction with the need to receive the Attorney-General’s consent to lay certain types of hate crime charges and spoke of a desire to have the process streamlined.
Despite the criminal charges, Hossain’s blog remains online because it is hosted in the United States and the OPP does not have the authority to shut it down.
Hawkes told the Jewish Tribune that if Hossain is convicted, “we can ask the Crown to seize that [website] domain. The negative side of that is they can just change the name and start all over.” (…)
Bromberg was the only speaker at the press conference to mention the root cause of Islamist extremism in Hossain’s online antisemitic “rants.”