Tag: BURMA

Featured History Latest Islamic Non-News Politics 10 Min Read

When the Muslims of Burma were free

The Rohingya Muslims are predominantly from the region in Myanmar, Burma, called Arakan. It is also known as the Rakhine State which has exerted considerable political and cultural influence on the Southern and South-Eastern parts of Bangladesh from the early medieval times. A long mountain range separates the rest of

The Story of the Ummah’s Struggles. In Tweets

Concise principles to understand the crises the Ummah is going through If we understand the role that Allāh سبحانه وتعالى has created for the Ummah of Muhammad (sallAllāhu ‘alayhi wasallam), it will totally transform how we approach and react to the crises and conflicts that befall the Ummah. When Allāh and

Asia Burma Current Affairs Politics 10 Min Read

Is Burma’s election good news for Muslims?

Sat on the shore, my feet nestled in the warm sandy beach as I watched my toddler son playing with sea shells against the backdrop of a majestic sunset, I thought to myself: a small taste of paradise. A faint image in the distance caught my eye, a mirage like

Asia China counter terrorism Current Affairs Featured Politics 19 Min Read

How China Banned Ramadan

How China Banned Ramadan - Beijing’s PREVENT Strategy Today, there can be little doubt that Islam and its symbols are under attack all over the world. Islam and Muslims are being demonised, their persecution legalised, the spilling of their blood is justified, and in some parts of the world, the very worship

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation Spirituality 13 Min Read

Relearning the Gift of Guidance

In helping to found a charity startup, I found myself wrestling with new spiritual questions I was unprepared for. I was pulled to relearn the gift of ‘Islām’. The five of us launched our product with explosive success. It felt awesome at first, the crowds were cheering us on; we

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

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Are we blindly following the media?

In recent times our Muslim community has been quite vocal in criticising specific news broadcasters. This has been due to the dismal broadcasting of the situation in Gaza or due to Islamophobic articles appearing in right-wing newspapers. Based on these criticisms, one may assume that we, as a Muslim community,