Tag: COLONIALITY

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Why Modern Atheists Are Mushriks

After coining "Farangism Studies" to unmask western modernity in his first article, Mirza Safwat is back with a closer look at the polytheistic, pagan roots of popular western atheism.

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Unmasking Western Modernity: Farangism Studies

“It isn’t atheism per se that the apostate Muslim is embracing,” writes sociologist Mirza Safwat. “It isn’t an intellectual matter but a civilizational one; it needs to be understood not philosophically but sociologically…”

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#NotreDame: Why is it that bricks matter more than bones in today’s secular world?

"The devastation of Notre Dame Cathedral has left me troubled," says Abdul Wahid. Find out why...

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Kanye West should learn about the Islamic uprisings of African slaves

Kanye West stooped to new lows when he suggested that 400 years of slavery was a “choice”

In Defence of Fahreddin Pasha, the “Defender of Madinah”

Z A Rahman brings some historical background to the recent smearing of Fahreddin Pasha by UAE's foreign minister...

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100 Years of Balfour: Between One Promise & Another

The Balfour Centenary can be good news for Palestine, argues Ahmed Hammuda...

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Indian Revolt 1857: the role of the Ulama 160 years on

Z A Rahman ponders over the difference: the revolt led by the Ulama of India in May 1857 & the Ulama of CVE in 2017...

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Last remaining companion of Omar Mukhtar dies at 112

Abdul-Razaq al-Motarabiah Jilkhaf, the last surviving companion of the Libyan resistance leader Omar al-Mukhtar, who fought against Italian fascist colonists, died last Sunday, 26 February 2017 at the age of 112 (rahimahullāh). Omar Mukhtar etched his name in the annals of history when he valiantly defended his people, their property and honour by waging the noble concept of Jihād against the

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“Burkini” – A Look at Modernity’s Domination and Control

I have been avoiding the “burkini” debacle for a while as I have posted on the topic of veiling and the French colonialist fetish for denuding women before. But as France continues to embarrass itself by bullying women into stripping in a public spectacle, red herrings about Islam, women and