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Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 14 Min Read

A lesson from the Musalmans of Colonial India

Dispelling myths of Muslim integration Part 2: A lesson in integration from the Musalmans of Colonial India Click here for part 1 In 1871, in post Mutiny colonial India, Sir William Wilson Hunter published a report explaining the “danger to British power” of the “persistently belligerent class”: the Muslims. “The

Current Affairs Europe Politics UK Videos 12 Min Read

Popular lies about Muslim integration

Dispelling myths of Muslim integration  Part 1: Popular lies about Muslim integration Click here for part 2 The call for Muslims to integrate is getting ever louder. After the sky being blue the next most commonly accepted fact these days is that Muslims are not integrated. Interestingly no less an authority

Current Affairs General Islamic Thought Propagation 21 Min Read

Do Muslims belong in the West?

All Praise belongs to Allāh, Lord of the worlds. May His peace and blessings be upon His final messenger, Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Do Muslims belong in the West? That the sahāba were the best of mankind after the prophets and messengers is widely known. Not only is their

Current Affairs Featured Middle East Politics Syria 9 Min Read

How I saw the Seashore Child

How I saw the Seashore Child When you saw that Syrian child, an innocent, precious gem, thrown on its face on the shores of Turkey, what did you think? Did you see the child of an unfortunate 'migrant', who had stumbled into the sea on-par a voyage to a 'better', 'more'

America Current Affairs Featured Politics US 7 Min Read

‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder

Latest Updates: Finsbury Park Masjid Attack ‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder According to Shooting Tracker, which describes itself as the word’s only crowdsourced mass shooting tracker, there have been 207 mass shootings in the United States this year till date. Apart from raising the obvious and controversial debate that has

Africa Current Affairs Egypt Featured Politics 12 Min Read

Time to Devour the ‘Hero’ they created from a Minion

Click to sign petitions to ban Sisi from entering the UK – Parliament – Avaaz In an Islam21c exclusive, a member of President Morsi's Government, and secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, Mohamed Soudan gives an inside look into the psychological siege that is constricting Sisi. Time

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 11 Min Read

Is BBC’s Panorama Normalising Torture?

Is BBC's Panorama Normalising Torture? On Monday 3 August, the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme Panorama broadcast Panorama: Fighting Terror with Torture. The documentary looked at the CIA’s torture programme used on detainees during the War on Terror. I watched the programme because it is an area of interest which

Africa Current Affairs Egypt Featured Politics 11 Min Read

President Morsi, We Salute You…Again

Note; this article has been updated following today's breaking news President Morsi, we salute you, because prison in Egypt without justice was for Yūsuf (ʿalayhi al-Salām) when: "He said: "O my Lord! Prison is dearer to me than that to which they invite me." Prison in Egypt without justice was for

Current Affairs Featured US 7 Min Read

One month on: reflecting on the Chapel Hill shootings

One month ago today, the utterly ghastly and fatal terrorist attack on three young and dynamic American Muslims in a quiet college town in North Carolina was met by an almost freakish silence on mainstream media. 23 year old Deah Shaddy Barakat; his newly wedded wife Yosur Mohammad Abu Salha,

Current Affairs Featured History Islamic Thought Propagation Videos 17 Min Read

What Have We Learnt Since Malcolm X’s Martyrdom?

In an age when Muslims in the West find themselves as a minority, it is time for us to examine the life of Malcolm X and adopt his attitudes and beliefs as a template for our own attitudes and behaviour.