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Posts Tagged ‘Quran’

Listening to a Diasporic British Muslim Woman Writer’s Voice: An Interview with Shelina Janmohamed

By Abu Sufian Writer, columnist and social activist Shelina Zahra Janmohamed was born in 1974 in the UK. She is a British Muslim writer of East-African and South-Asian origin. Janmohamed’s parents emigrated from Tanzania to Britain in 1967. The Guardian describes her as “a commentator on British Islam and Muslim women”.[i]

US Dept of Justice admits growing problem of terrorism – from the ultra-right

EPA photo   By Rupen Savoulian The Washington Post published an article in mid-October 2015, stating that the American government’s Department of Justice (DOJ) is finally redressing the growing terrorism problem inside the United States – no, not the much-hyped and exaggerated threat from the Islamist camp, but the real and growing menace of ultra-right […]

ISIS in History

By Sattar Rind Some may not be aware of the fact that in the Muslim world, the people who are killing mercilessly in the name of God and that have changed the meaning of the word ‘brutality’, are the followers of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, from the 18th century, a great companion of Muhammad ibn Saud, […]

Defeating Terrorism in Pakistan

  By Imran Khan On 16th December, 2014, in one of the most deadliest attacks in the history of Pakistan, Taliban militants killed 145 people in Peshawar. Among them 132 were children as terrorists specifically chose an Army Public School for the massacre.

Islamophobia in biographies: Commercial agendas and marketing of stereotypical narratives of cultures

  By Tala Halawa The trend of using Islam in the titles and content of novels and biographies is spreading worldwide. Since the “War on Terror” has emerged as a global issue and been promoted as such; reflections on cultural productions have been noticed.