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Xenophobia and Religious Intolerance in Islamic Societies Is a Result of Deliberate Misinterpretation of Islamic Scriptures, Sultan Shahin Tells UNHRC

DATE : September 16, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

Full Text of the Oral Statement by Sultan Shahin, Editor, New Age Islam Uniited Nations Human Rights Council, 21st session, Geneva – 10 — 28 September 2012 Agenda item 3: Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief. On behalf of: World Environment and Resources Council (WERC) 14 September […]

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Center for Inquiry Joint statement with International Humanist and Ethical union UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: 21st Session 10 – 28 September 2012 Speaker: CFI Representative, Raheel Raza, Friday 14 September 2012 Agenda Item 2/3: Reports on Somalia and Northern Mali Islamic Extremism and the OIC

DATE : September 14, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

 Madam President The reports on Somalia [A/HRC/21/36] and Northern Mali [A/HRC/21/64] highlight a far wider problem that we are also witnessing in Libya, Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: the excesses of those dedicated to violent, extremist interpretations of Islam. The destruction of Sufi shrines and the imposition of strict sharia in northern Mali; […]

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LAUNCH OF MUSLIMS FACING TOMORROW

DATE : September 9, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

Silence is the mother of truth.  ~Benjamin Disraeli Between the ugly, thunderous & violent roar of the radical extremists and the wishy washy whimper of the majority, lies THE SILENT VOICE. Come and hear this voice at the launch of The Council For Muslims Facing Tomorrow  www.muslimsfacingtomorrow.com Our Mission: Whereas in the contemporary world the […]

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THE BLASPHEMY LAW IN PAKISTAN IS THE REAL BLASPHEMY!

DATE : August 31, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Earlier this year I spent a week travelling across Universities in the UK speaking out against hate on campus which leads to radicalization of youth. From there I decided to go to Pakistan for my annual visit, much against the advice of family and friends who warned me that the situation in Pakistan is troubling. […]

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Reading the Qur’an by Ziauddin Sardar

DATE : July 26, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

As Ramzan is the month in which the Qur’an was revealed, I am “Reading the Qur’an” by Ziauddin Sardar and below is an excerpt that caught my attention as it is so on the spot. Al-Baqarah : A Middle Community. It’s important in my opinion to emphasize that the Qur’an is not suggesting that Muslims […]

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KHUDA KAY LIYAY – RAMZAN MUBARAK

DATE : July 23, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

Ooops I said Ramzan and not Ramadhan. Does that make my roza, sorry rodha unacceptable?

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