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SUPPORTING THE RIGHTS OF ALL WOMEN TO BE EQUAL AND FREE – A REPORT FROM A TRIP TO HOUSE OF LORDS, UK

DATE : October 21, 2016 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

“We cannot continue with the present situation in which so many women are suffering in ways that would make the heroines of the suffragette movement turn in their graves.”- Baroness Cox Last week I was invited to The House of Lords in UK by Baroness Caroline Cox to speak about Honor Based Violence and Sharia […]

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AND THIS IS HOW IT WAS IN 2015…..

DATE : January 1, 2016 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 5 Comments

Usually at the end of the year I pen my thoughts about travels and excitement, journeys to the center of my soul etc. However this year (2015) has been more serious than previous years – the tipping point was reached. These are the highlights and low lights of the year for me presented straight from […]

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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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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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THE MUSLIM NEW YEAR – A TIME FOR REFLECTION By Raheel Raza

DATE : November 15, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

” Today, Muslims look upon the incident at Karbala as an example of good over evil; of justice over injustice; of truth over falsehood and of bravery over cowardice. ”                                                               While most cultures and religions ring in their new year with feasts, celebrations and parties, the Islamic new year brings with it deep contemplation and […]

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IS RENAISSANCE POSSIBLE IN ISLAMIC WORLD TODAY?

DATE : October 13, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Asghar Ali Engineer  (Islam and Modern Age, October 2012)  Institute of Islamic Studies, Mumbai Why have I put a question mark? Is there doubt about it? Yes, very much. It would be too simplistic to assume  that potential for such a change already exist and it is only a push that is needed  to bring […]

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The truth about Islam By Expatlogue http://t.co/eLRuevMp

DATE : September 25, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

September 25, 2012 by expatlogue English: A green version of http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Allah-eser2.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There was once a time when muslims were just another demographic in a vast and varied world. Those days have taken on the sepia tinge of memory. The global consciousness is now saturated with daily headlines and images of righteous muslim […]

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Media Must Take Lead in Dismantling the Falsehood that Anti-Muslim Film Was a Jewish Project By Rabbi Abraham Cooper Simon Wiesenthal Center

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

Published in Pakistan Link, Friday September 21, 2012  “Innocence of Muslims” is a poorly produced anti-Islam film that has been used to fuel protests and violence on American diplomatic postings in Libya, Egypt and Yemen, leaving our ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, dead. Protests and violence have now spread to […]

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