Politics

Why do Muslims treat prisoners better than others?

Dr. Salman Butt

In this Islamic Thought video, Dr. Salman Butt explores a critical yet often overlooked aspect of the ongoing genocide: the treatment of prisoners.

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Israel is its Worst Antagonist

Syed Haider 6 Min Read

In 1947 a ship bound for British controlled Palestine was intercepted by the British Navy. Aboard were some 4,500 Jewish Holocaust survivors all of whom hoped to settle in Palestine. But faced

The ‘Obama doctrine’: kill, don’t detain

Dr. Asim Qureshi 10 Min Read

In 2001, Charles Krauthammer first coined the phrase "Bush Doctrine", which would later become associated most significantly with the legal anomaly known as pre-emptive strike. Understanding the doctrine with hindsight could lead

Open Letter: Supporting Aafia Siddiqui

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 12 Min Read

It is well known that the War on Terror waged by the United States and its allies led to aggression and injustice against countries, organizations, groups and individuals. Perhaps the worst example

Fatwa | Nude-Body Security Scanners

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 10 Min Read

Praise be to Allah, Lord of all that is created, and may His peace and blessings be upon Muhammad His final messenger. We have recently been witness to various governments’ approval for

Jihad – The Solution?

Dr. Asim Qureshi 11 Min Read

The counter-terrorism policies that are being suggested in the wake of the attempted attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalib are indicative of a return to the Bush/Blair style policies that have led to

Mimbar-rising

Syed Haider 34 Min Read

This essay is divided into two parts; the first is a sociology of the institution of the mosque, while the second is a theorisation of the role mosques can play in social