Tag: FREEDOM

The Importance of Boycotts and #CheckTheLabel

“It can be seen that boycott has successfully been a tool used to bring about change for many years throughout history. Most recently, boycotts of Israel across all sectors have been called for worldwide as a protest against their occupation and ill-treatment of the Palestinian people."

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Why Western Governments Hate Julian Assange

From revealing US human rights violations at Guantanamo Bay to Obama’s secret war in Yemen, the arrest of Julian Assange represents an attack on accountability and justice. 

Towards an Islamic Political Theory

Does Islām have a political philosophy?

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Court rules insulting the Prophet ﷺ is not free speech

Austrian woman loses seven-year court battle as European Court of Human Rights rule that insulting Prophet Muhammad ﷺ is not excused by hiding behind the right to free speech

Islam: A Manifesto of Liberation

"No one is truly free unless he devotes himself totally to God, liberating himself from servitude to anyone, anything, or any value." Sayyid Qutb

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Dismantling the Language of Oppression: the Dog Whistle

It is vital that we acknowledge that oppression is beyond the scope of physical violence and can manifest in different guises. We begin by looking at the dog whistle.

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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 Billion Dollar Muslim

Book Review of Billion Dollar Muslim: Why We Need Spiritually Inspired Entrepreneurs “Everyone can be an entrepreneur and the way global economies are going, everyone will need to be.” Billion Dollar Muslim is not a typical guide to “how to be an entrepreneur” that you will find on the bookshelf. In

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The Playboy Hijab

Playboy: /ˈplāˌboi/ noun noun: playboy; plural noun: playboys A wealthy man who spends his time enjoying himself, especially one who behaves irresponsibly or is sexually promiscuous. Playboy Magazine: Founded by Hugh Hefner, Chicago 1953. Known primarily for its centerfolds of nude and semi nude models. First issue featured actress Marilyn

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Education: The Difference Between Freedom & Slavery

Frederick Douglass, the infamous runaway slave who became a strong orator of the abolitionist movement, highlights in his autobiography a moment during his youth when he lived with his master’s brother’s family. Frederick approached the mother of the house, Sophia Auld, and expressed his curiosity of “this mystery of reading,”