Tag: BANGLADESH

Obituary 3 Min Read

Condolences upon passing of Shaykh Abu Ahmad Hifzur Rahman

The long-serving Imam of Darul Ummah Jame' Masjid has passed away; may Allah have mercy upon him.

Islamic Thought Latest Opinion 15 Min Read

Reflections on the passing of Allama Sayeedi

Shaykh Khidir Hussain reflects on the life and death of Allama Sayeedi, an Islamic scholar of immense standing who passed away last week.

Obituary 6 Min Read

Condolences upon the passing of Shaykh Delwar Hossain Sayeedi

May Allah have mercy upon Shaykh Delwar Hossain Sayeedi, one of the late leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, who has passed away at the age of 83.

Latest News News Bangladesh 11 Min Read

Bangladesh government crushes opposition by charging thousands with “fake” cases

Bangladesh's government continues to fuel a vicious cycle by stifling the opposition and employing police brutality.

Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic 18 Min Read

The Maulana for the Millions | Abul A’la Maududi

Although many know him as the founder of one of the original and most influential Islamic revivalist movements, Jamaat-e-Islami, did you know that Maulana Maududi was also part of establishing and running the Islamic University of Madinah?

The Heroes of Ramadān

The Ramadan of those most in need; a lesson of strength and resilience.

Current Affairs Featured History Non-News 8 Min Read

Burma Muslims: Past, Present and Future

Human Rights Watch confirmed that over half a million Rohingya refugees have fled Burma following mass genocide and ethnic cleansing. Recent satellite images show the devastation and destruction inflicted on tens of thousands of homes and hundreds of villages. Human Rights Watch commentators confirm that while the Rakhine villages remained

Asia Burma Current Affairs News Opinion Opinion Politics 10 Min Read

We are all Rohingya

Do you complain about the inaction of kings and presidents?

ITV’s “Ex-Muslim” Documentary – a missed opportunity

I have always keenly examined the psychology of the ‘Ex-Muslim’ phenomenon so I was intrigued to hear of ITV’s documentary on ‘Ex-Muslims’ on Thursday night. However, within minutes I soon disappointingly realised that it was a missed opportunity for a meaningful, nuanced treatment of the topic, and instead a very

Asia Bangladesh Burma Current Affairs Politics 6 Min Read

Rohingya – what does it mean to be stateless?

Our delegation to Bangladesh set off on the 13th April 2015 –5 days of travelling across several districts of Bangladesh visiting and supporting the poor people of Bangladesh and Burma. The following details our experiences in Cox’s Bazar – a beautiful place that radiates a dawn heat that makes you