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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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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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PAKISTAN HAS LOST ITS MORAL AND ETHICAL COMPASS

DATE : August 26, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The saddest aspect of the recent ruthless murder of Pakistani Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab was not so much the viciousness of the killing but the vicious celebration of his death. Taseer was shot dead on January 4, 2011 by Mumtaz Qadri, who was member of the governor’s special security squad. After Qadri, pumped 27 […]

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THE SPIRIT OF RAMZAN (published in 2003)

DATE : July 24, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Perhaps this is also a time when Muslims realize that Ramzan prepares them to face trials and tribulations with patience, self control and forbearance – the very spirit of Ramzan.

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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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