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Iraqi Women Under ISIL: Back to the Dark Ages?

Iraqi Women Under ISIL: Back to the Dark Ages?

It is hard to imagine how a country that is so rich in such advancement can be expected to go back into the dark ages where any woman that does not meet the ISIL ‘requirements’ are sold into slave
Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 16:22

Canada: New Law Against Polygamy

Canada: New Law Against Polygamy
While polygamy is already illegal in Canada, the act re-frames the practice as if it is something widespread in immigrant communities and deserves special attention as a result.
Last Updated on Sunday, 25 January 2015 11:47

Charlie, Boko Haram & 3 Uncomfortable Questions

Charlie, Boko Haram & 3 Uncomfortable Questions
2,000 currently feared dead in unprecedented Boko Haram terrorist carnage in Northern Nigeria this week. Two thousand. No round the clock coverage on CNN or other networks. After all, the victims are
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:25

I'm Neither Charlie Nor ISIL

I'm Neither Charlie Nor ISIL
Of course, Charlie Hebdo has the full right to practice its own freedom of expression in the fashion it deems suitable in line with its own policies. And we have the right to strongly criticize them i
Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015 11:41

Qur’an Recitation in Christmas Carols?

Qur’an Recitation in Christmas Carols?
As a child, I attended service every Monday at my Church of England school – to this day, I know the Lord's Prayer by heart along with countless hymns, as do many British Muslims of my generation.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 11:53

Apostasy among Muslims in the West

Apostasy among Muslims in the West
It's a painful reality especially in the UK that many Muslim men and women, those brought up in traditionally Muslim families and, in fewer cases, those who accepted Islam as 'new' Muslims, are turnin
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 December 2014 13:30

That’s How I Fell In Love With Hijab!

That’s How I Fell In Love With Hijab!
My own experience with wearing hijab came before I converted to Islam. For nearly a year and a half before I accepted Islam as my religion, I had been studying the religion and learning about its tene
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 12:03

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