Islam transcends nationality. Traditional Islam teaches that Muslims should respect only their allegiance to the umma, not to the nation-state in which they live. "Arab group exec quits after online tirade," by Brett Clarkson and Joe Warmington for the Toronto Sun, July 2 (thanks to M.):
The Canadian Arab Federation moved to distance itself from one of its own executives who resigned yesterday after he apparently posted "F--- Canada Day" on his Facebook page, called Canada a "genocidal state," and said he "couldn't be more ashamed to be Canadian."
The tirade on Omar Shaban's profile stirred up a firestorm of controversy and put CAF leaders in damage-control mode as they were quick to condemn the posting on the social networking site.
Just after 8:30 last night, Shaban, 23, resigned his post as the CAF's executive vice-president for Western Canada, CAF national presid
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