Monthly Archives: December 2011

Of “Cultural” Crimes and Denials

By Haideh Moghissi and Shahrzad Mojab A zealot Muslim father killed her daughter in Toronto in a rage over her refusal to wear hijab. Racist Muslim-phobes had a field day; Islamist leaders denied that this tragedy had anything to do … Continue reading

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Muslims’ influence broad and varied

IN DECEMBER, Yvonne Ridley, a prominent British political journalist, was on a lecture tour of California. She shared one of her written speeches with me that was about cultural diversity and inclusiveness. The title was “Influence of Islam in Governance … Continue reading

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Most scientific theories owe their origin to religions

Engineer Syed Mahbub Alam In several places, the Glorious Qur’an uses inquiring phrases such as ‘do they not think,’ ‘do they not ponder,’ or ‘reflect,’ and asks the Qur’anic reader ‘to enquire about certain statements to those who have knowledge … Continue reading

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Attacking Muslims under the veil of free speech is wrong

Chris Shortsleeve · Issue date: 12/3/07 A few weeks ago, something called Islamofascism Awareness Week came to almost 100 college campuses across the United States. Organized by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, this speaker series was intended, in its own … Continue reading

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ACHIEVEMENTS OF ISLAMIC SCIENTIFIC HERITAGE BELONG TO ALL

[By Dr. Mohamed Elmasry] – Nov 24, 2007 The science of charting the Earth’s lands and waters was of primary importance to Muslim navigators, for next to faith itself and one’s obedience to it, commerce and travel fed the social … Continue reading

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A Muslim Response to Jailing of Teacher in Sudan

By Ibrahim Hooper- Dec 1, 2007 CONTACT: ihooper@cair.com TEL: Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787, 202-744-7726 (c) During last year’s protests over publication of the Danish cartoons designed to insult the Prophet Muhammad, I wrote a commentary called “What Would Muhammad Do?” Given … Continue reading

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A Basic History of Zionism and its Relation to Judaism

Hanna Braun, London First Published: September 2001: In order to understand the circumstances that led to the birth of Zionism I shall sketch an outline of the history of Judaism and the Jews. Since biblical times Jewish communities lived in … Continue reading

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