Tag: ELECTIONS

So Trump is (almost) gone, but let’s hold the fireworks…

As Biden begins a contested path towards the White House, what does the post-Trump era really mean for Muslims?

Election Result: Sh Haitham’s Message

“Let us act as Islām guides us to act during challenges”

Why Muslims Should Vote

Scholars of Islamic law are discussing whether voting is obligatory or recommended, let alone forbidden!

Unscripted #28 | The Election of a Generation

Join us this week on our Unscripted podcast #28 with MEND representatives Aman Ali and Mohammad Shoaib.

Netanyahu takes Fifth Term as PM in Toxic Rhetoric Marred ‘Israeli’ Elections

The election campaign was marred by racist rhetoric, seeing the foremost candidates attacking Palestinians to garner more support.

Face to Face: Voting & Democracy

Should Muslims participate in politics? Does voting make a change? Should Muslims become politicians? Sh Dr Haitham al-Haddad talks about his Islam21c article: Is Voting Really Haram?

My Open Letter to Pakistan’s New PM Imran Khan & His People

Imran Khan has today been declared the 22nd Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Sh Dr Haitham al-Haddad reminds him and his supporters of the gravity of this responsibility...

Game Changer – Pakistan’s 2018 General Election

As a country, on paper, Pakistan stands as a giant amongst the Muslim world with immense potential to make its mark globally. 106 million there are expected to head for the voting booths on Wednesday.

The Dutch Elections Show Muslims’ Power

Reflections on the Dutch Elections No one knew exactly what kind of Holland they would wake up to on Thursday morning. But one thing was for sure: it depended on what they did on Wednesday. This was exactly the reaction most young people gave during their interviews right after they

Is David Cameron OK with “an” Islamic State then?

On Wednesday 20 April 2016, David Cameron defamed Imām Sulaiman Ghani from Tooting at Prime Minister's Questions as an "IS supporter" - a popular acronym for ISIS. Downing Street's Press Office later clarified that Mr Cameron really meant Imām Ghani supported "an" Islamic state. The basis of this claim, Downing Street