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Pakistani-Canadian author Tarek Fatah bids adieu

Canada-based Pakistani born author and activist Tarek Fatah passed away on Monday, aged 73, after prolonged illness.

Fatah was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1949 and later had migrated to Canada in the early 1980s

His daughter announced the news via twitter, “Lion of Punjab. Son of Hindustan. Lover of Canada. Speaker of truth. Fighter for justice. Voice of the down-trodden, underdogs, and the oppressed. @TarekFatah has passed the baton on… his revolution will continue with all who knew and loved him”.

The Canadian based writer was known for his strong viewpoints on Islam and terror.

Known for his fiery stance on Pakistan, Tarek Fatah had often expressed his support to the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.

He has worked as journalist and television host, political activist in Canada and has been the author of several books, including “Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State” and “The Jew is Not My Enemy: Unveiling the Myths that Fuel Muslim Anti-Semitism”.

Moreover, he has been a very big critique of Pakistan and its politics, criticizing every Prime Minister and politician which existed in Pakistan.

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