Tag: PARIS

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Seeing Through France’s Double Standards & Hypocrisy

Maligning Islām Under the Cover of ‘Free Speech’

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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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The Dismantling of the Muslim World

As European leaders commemorate in Paris this week, we take a look at the gathering there a century ago that carved up the Muslim world ushering in an unprecedented era of strife...

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Islam21c: First Quarterly Review of 2015

The last twelve months have been full of monumental events for the Muslim ummah all over the globe. From international events to local action alerts, Islam21c has provided a space for scholars, thinkers, activists and readers to share guidance and take part in crucial conversations for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

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Sh Haitham’s response to #ParisAttacks [video]

https://youtu.be/VN2kCIsAgHY Shaikh Dr Haitham al-Haddad highlights some salient points in response to the recent attacks in Paris. As usual, he cares little about the hypocritical expectations for condemnation from some quarters. Rather, he wishes to discharge his responsibility towards the young and vulnerable of the ummah that might succumb to

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#ParisAttacks – A Letter To My Brothers & Sisters

My dear brothers and sisters, we live in trying times and are witnessing days of hardship as frequent as we see our families – May Allāh protect us! Āmīn. What follows are a few words of caution for you to consider. In Islam life is sacred and murder will always

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#ParisAttack – Don’t Let The War Profiteers Win

“This is an act of war.” “We are at war with an ideology.” “Islam needs a reformation.” “Send these people and their families into concentration camps on one of the islands off the coast of Scotland.” “We should force feed them pork products.” “This is an attack on all of us.” I have been listening to

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Have we turned our backs on Syria?

In the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, the western world has united on a mass scale in solidarity for the twelve lives taken relentlessly by two gunmen ‘branded’ Muslim terrorists by the media. I use the word ‘branded’ because the inconsistencies of these attacks and

Charlie Hebdo Current Affairs Europe Featured France Politics Special UK 10 Min Read

Sh. Haitham: My first response to the Paris incident

Shaikh Haitham al-Haddad: “My initial response to the #CharlieHebdo matter” “Allāh and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O you who believe! Send your blessings on him, and salute him with all respect.” Alḥāmdulillāh, today is the auspicious day of Jumuʿah (Friday), a day for which we know as

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We are not Charlie

Following the horrific murders of police and journalists in Paris on Wednesday, Muslim communities in Europe are facing the inevitable consequences. Mosques in France have been attacked and Muslims in Europe are feeling further reverberations, evident in criticisms of their supposed contention with freedom of speech, whilst governments continue to