Informations essentielles / Basic Information
– Jennifer O’Brien (The London Free Press – September 13, 2013): Complacent profile of Wael Haddara (The author describes Haddara’s life as a doctor in Canada and an advisor to President Morsi in Egypt without alluding to the human rights violations by the Islamist regime that Haddara was representing.)
Biographical information is provided in the article:
Twitter: @waelhaddara & @whaddaramed
1971: Born in Egypt on October 25.
1980: Moved to Kuwait at age 9.
1986: Immigrated to St. John’s, N.L. at 14; started pharmacy degree at Memorial University. (His parents are graduates of the University of California at Berkeley and taught engineering at Memorial.)
Wael Haddara’s father started Newfoundland’s first mosque for the then 10 Muslim families in St. John’s.
Wael Haddara moved to Hamilton to research drug development and design at McMaster University.
He helped develop a gene therapy device at 20; worked as a pharmacist.
He married wife Mihad at 23.
1999: Graduated from Queen’s University medical school and moved to London (Ontario) with his wife.
For years, he sat on the board of the Muslim Association of Canada and was president for a term.
Wael Haddara is an endocrinologist, specialist in thyroid cancer; recently completed his master’s in education.
– University of Western Ontario (Undated): Wael Haddara – Professional profile (It is mentioned that Haddara was born in Egypt and raised in Kuwait)
– MAC-Vancouver Newsletter (May 1, 2011): New Board of Directors and President for MAC (There is a short biography of Wael Haddara alluding to his role with MSA-National)
Ecrits et discours / Writings and speeches
– waelhaddara.com (December 29, 2011): Wael Haddara criticizes Canada’s foreign policy and endorses Saudi Arabia
– Sarah Childress (Frontline / PBS – September 17, 2013): Interview with Wael Haddara / WebArchive – Archive.Today (Haddara is identified as “senior campaign adviser to former President Mohammed Morsi”)
– Wael Haddara (July 4, 2016): The world will have another chance to support democracy in Egypt. Will it? / WebArchive – Archive.Today
Articles / Point de Bascule
– Point de Bascule (January 28, 2013): Wael Haddara resigned from the board of the Muslim Association of Canada. The new president is Yasser Mohammed.
– Point de Bascule (April 5, 2013): Algeria terrorist attack – Three Islamic organizations linked with London mosques’ spokespersons Wael Haddara and Munir el-Kassem lost their charity status because of their links with terrorism
– Point de Bascule (6 avril 2013) : Attaque terroriste en Algérie – Le statut charitable de trois organisations islamiques associées aux porte-parole des mosquées de London Wael Haddara et Munir el-Kassem a été révoqué parce qu’elles finançaient le terrorisme
– Point de Bascule (August 19, 2013): Former MAC president Wael Haddara was senior advisor to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and member of the Egyptian delegation at the United Nations
– Point de Bascule (20 Août 2013) : L’ancien président de la MAC Wael Haddara était un proche conseiller du président égyptien Mohammed Morsi et un membre de la délégation égyptienne aux Nations Unies
– Point de Bascule (April 18, 2014): Former MAC president Wael Haddara met UK Foreign Affairs Secretary in 2013 when he was an advisor to Muslim Brotherhood-backed Egyptian President Morsi
Références / References
– MontrealMuslims.ca (July 13, 2004): ICNA MAC 5th Annual Conference (Wael Haddara was a participant)
– CAIR-CAN (April 3, 2012): Wael Haddara resigns from CAIR-CAN Board of directors
– hamiltonmuslims.wordpress.com (April 20, 2012): Confirmed family links between Mahmoud, Yaser and Wael Haddara
– MAC (10 avril 2012) : La MAC nie entretenir des liens avec l’Association des viandes halal
– MAC (April 10, 2012): MAC denies having any links with the Association des viandes halal
– MAC (December 12, 2012): Wael Haddara resigns from his role as president and is replaced by Yasser Mohammed
– United Nations (December 28, 2012): Wael Haddara, advisor to President Morsi and member of the Egyptian delegation at the United Nations (UN official document – Archives PdeB)
– Tarek Fatah (April 5, 2013): Algeria terrorist attack – Tarek Fatah challenges CBC to report links between 2 London Ontario mosques and 3 terror-funding Islamic charities
– Glen McGregor (Ottawa Citizen – August 23, 2013): Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird condemns the Muslim Brotherhood leadership for planning the violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt (Baird also criticized the way former MB-backed president Morsi was running Egypt: “The former president became autocratic and did not want to build a peaceful, inclusive society.” Sixteen days after resigning his position as MAC Chair for “personal reasons,” Wael Haddara was identified as an advisor to Egyptian President Morsi in an official United Nations document.)
– David Hearst (Middle East Eye – April 15, 2014): Wael Haddara and Morsi’s assistant on Foreign Affairs Essam El-Hadad met UK Prime Minister Cameron