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ASSAD AND THE IRANIAN REGIME – GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER

DATE : September 6, 2015 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We know who the real perpetrators are. We know they are implicit in the murder of Aylan Kurdi.

Let the world wake up and instead of playing a blame-game, bring the real culprits to justice.

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FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT – A visit to The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).

DATE : October 8, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

This past weekend I was in Winnipeg for a conference hosted by Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WomeninAfghanistan) and on Sunday they had arranged for a visit to The Canadian Museum For Human Rights. I had read about the controversy surrounding the opening last month, but decided that I want to see for myself […]

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BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES OF FEAR AND SILENCE: The Struggle for Women’s Rights in Muslim Majority Countries

DATE : May 6, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES OF FEAR AND SILENCE: The Struggle for Women’s Rights in Muslim Majority Countries Los Angeles – May 5, 2013 I am in LA upon the invitation of Women’s Voices Now, an organization whose mission is to empower all women living in Muslim-majority socities by promoting their free expression, thereby giving voice to […]

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Report on the activities of the IHEU Geneva representatives to the UN Human Rights Council January 2012 – March 2013

DATE : April 1, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Report on the activities of the IHEU Geneva representatives to the UN Human Rights Council January 2012 – March 2013 Highlights The team now represent not only IHEU but Center for Inquiry and the British Humanist Association Increased size and effectiveness of the team and the promise of some real continuity Greater number of issues […]

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Human rights imperiled in Pakistan

DATE : March 15, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Raheel Raza, Special to QMI AGENCY First posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 09:02 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 09:12 PM EDT A Hindu boy stands near his mother and family who are living under a bridge in Karachi, Pakistan January 10, 2013. (REUTERS/Athar Hussain) GENEVA, Switzerland — Here at the 22nd session […]

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IS SHARIA IMMUTABLE? By Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer

DATE : February 9, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

IT is believed by millions of Muslims across the world that Sharia laws are immutable and represent divine will. This is based on serious misunderstanding. Sharia is not and cannot be immutable. Recently I was invited to the Jaipur Literary Festival to be part of a panel discussion on the book Heaven on Earth by […]

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DR. KHALED ABOU EL FADL – Listed among 50 smartest people of faith http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2013/01/06/50-smartest-people-faith/

DATE : January 23, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

    Calling for Islamic reformation Scholar is critical of fellow Muslims Status of women needs examination RAHEEL RAZA SPECIAL TO THE STAR – 23 November 2002 Khaled Abou El Fadl, often called “defender of the faith,” has become one of the most powerful and controversial voices of moderate Islam in North America. A regular […]

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RAHEEL’S 2012 LOG

DATE : January 8, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

RAHEEL’S LOG 2012 JANUARY Granos Club speaker Speaker at Oakville women’s group Speaker at Lakeridge Health Rawal TV on youth and Islam Multifaith peace prayer in Hamilton Speaker for International Women’s day Event at Sufi Dergah SUN TV interview and CBC FEBRUARY Full day workshop for Emmanuel College in Woodstock TVO panel on Pakistan Multifaith […]

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From Citizenship to Culture: Seeing Muslims through a Different Lens

DATE : January 7, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

From Citizenship to Culture: Seeing Muslims through a Different Lens With Raheel Raza  Tuesdays, January 29 & February 5, 12 & 19, 2013 7:00-9:00 pm at Emmanuel College, Toronto This four-part series uses film to take audiences on a journey from the early days of Islam, Muslim philosophers in history, the Sufi experience and onto […]

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HATE MONGERING – NAMF STYLE

DATE : November 22, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Friends – please see below excerpts from a disturbing message that has been written by a so-called Canadian Imam self-described as: Sheharyar Shaikh is the former President of North American Muslim Foundation.  He is currently the Imam of Masjid Qurtabah. He specializes in Quranic exegesis with contemporary Islamic thought and modernity This article has been […]

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