Ahmed Hammuda

Ahmed Hammuda is a regular contributor at Islam21c. His interests lie in Qur'anic Tafsir and the field of Middle East Affairs and how they reflect on Muslims living in the West. He is an Electrical Engineer by trade and has been involved in various Da'wah activities over the course of his education and working life. He has transferred the same analytical approach required in engineering into a careful and measured approach in his views and positions.
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Uncovering the unabashed lies between Peterson and Netanyahu

25 Min Read

Ahmed Hammuda responds to the numerous falsehoods espoused by Benjamin Netanyahu and Dr. Jordan Peterson in a recent podcast.

Meeting Evil With Silence

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The right of truth is for it to be imparted, not hidden or obscured. In Arabic, the word for ‘worthy‘ (ahaq) derives from the word for ‘truth’ (haq). This implies that the truth is the worthiest pursuit and objective.

The Prophets’ Home

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A poem by Ahmed Hammuda summarising the history of prophets in Jerusalem

Easter: a time to approach God directly

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Millions of Christians may be worshipping Jesus PBUH this Easter because they believe he died for their sins. But does it befit God’s justice to punish a mighty prophet for the sins of others?

A Promised Land – to the Nation of Truth & Justice

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#Aqsa is the barometer of the Muslim Ummah. When Muslims are strong, Jerusalem is safe for all. Ahmed Hammuda charts the historical and theological transfer of the ‘Promised Land’ from one group of believers to another.

14th August Massacre: Remembering #Rabaa

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Ahmed Hammuda recounts one of the bloodiest massacres of unarmed protesters in recent world history, whose perpetrators are still at large.

Scholars For Dollars?

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"The erosion of scholarly independence can be attributed to the nature of the modern nation state itself," writes Ahmed Hammuda, as he discusses the historic features that were pivotal to cementing an independent and objective scholarly tradition free of political meddling and manipulation.

Scholars vs Sultans

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In this instalment, Ahmed Hammuda describes how scholars of the past not only curtailed the political establishment but empowered society to morally ‘punish’ it should it lose sight of justice.

Preserving Islam’s Scholarly Independence

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Between politicised religious institutions and tempting salaries, how did Islam’s scholars maintain their independence?

How to Unite Despite Differences

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We all know social media thrives on dispute and drama, but fear not! Ahmed Hammuda brings you 7 usūli tips we desperately need today for dealing with disagreements, to kick off our #SocialMediaWeek