Tag: VIOLENCE

Current Affairs Featured Islamic Thought Propagation Women 16 Min Read

A Sexually Harassed World

Our sexually harassed world is in desperate need of Islamic values...

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Social media giants “delete evidence of war crimes” jeopardising prosecution

"By deleting years old opposition channels YouTube is doing more damage to Syrian history than ISIS could ever hope to achieve..."

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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...

London Attack – opportunism at its worst

Rolling “mainstream” media coverage has been doing its part to strike fear into the people of London since a crazed man ran over pedestrians in Westminster before stabbing a police officer to death outside Parliament this afternoon. The Met Police confirmed four people dead—including the assailant—and 20 injured. Despite only

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Sexual harassment “epidemic” at universities

An investigation carried out by The Guardian has uncovered what it calls ‘epidemic levels’ of sexual harassment at UK universities. It reports almost 300 claims against staff being made in six years, which victims and lawyers have called just “the tip of the iceberg”. Freedom of information (FoI) requests were

Africa Current Affairs Egypt Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Politics UK 11 Min Read

Common Sense Prevails: MPs agree with Sh Haitham on ‘Political Islam’

In September this year, newly elected Chairman of the UK Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), Crispin Blunt, ordered an inquiry into the Government’s handling of Political Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood. To the chagrin of many in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the results of the enquiry­—published in November—were damning

ITV’s “Ex-Muslim” Documentary – a missed opportunity

I have always keenly examined the psychology of the ‘Ex-Muslim’ phenomenon so I was intrigued to hear of ITV’s documentary on ‘Ex-Muslims’ on Thursday night. However, within minutes I soon disappointingly realised that it was a missed opportunity for a meaningful, nuanced treatment of the topic, and instead a very

Current Affairs Education Featured Propagation 16 Min Read

Our Children; Bullied to Death

It was in the winter of 1967 when a young, bespectacled boy named Steven Shepherd left his home and walked in heavy rain to strawberry fields in Newburgh, Lancashire. The fields were important to Steven. Some months prior, Steven had an unusual and momentary break from a sequence of abuse, physical

“Clean War” – When Media & Militarism Meet

  Tell that to the ravens plucking out eyes on the blood-packed sand To fathers cradling the last of their hopes in torn bodies To young girls swelling with the unwanted gifts of swift strong soldiers To mothers and wives pulling on veils of grief as they wash their dead

Current Affairs Featured Iraq Middle East Politics 5 Min Read

Fallujah Massacre – statement from Association of Muslim Scholars

Statement from the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq on the Fallujah Massacre The General Secretariat of the Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq issued a statement about the horrific massacre, committed by the (Iraqi) ‘National Mobilisation’ militias against civilians after seizing control of the city of Al-Karmah. The text