Day: September 21, 2012

Mindless cooperation

The Express Tribune:  By Amina Jilani. The Muslim world, or Islamic world — or whatever nomenclature one wishes to ascribe to the nations that form 20 per cent of the world’s population — needs to start looking inwards rather than outwards, forever searching for motes in other eyes to which it […]

Why Muslims hate America

Author: Qasim Rashid Source: Washington Post Many of age Americans remember Sept. 11, 2001—a day we justly cried out for freedom, free speech, and democracy. Fewer, however, remember Sept. 11, 1973 when America backed dictator Augusto Pinochet’s forces to overthrow and kill Chile’s democratically elected President Salvador Allende.     […]

The Ideological Imagination: Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses

Author: Atif Munawar Mir Source: Muslim Sunrise Summer 2012 Introduction Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses published in 1988 generated a plethora of emotions the world over. The book’s subject matter inflamed fury and hostility, which in turn fostered cultural misunderstandings and social unrest. The novel, while generally condemned […]

The holy city of Qadian

Source: Jagran Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya Qadian recently organized a special convention on the eve of annual Ijetma. On this eve, Ahmed Shashtri expressed that Qadian is a holy city where a virtuous and chosen one from God was born who appeared as Masih Mahdi. He further stated that when God […]

Innocence of Muslims – Real Version

In view of the recent happenings in the world, Dr. Juergen Todenhoefer, released his 10 theses in English, Arabic and German languages, calling it by purpose ‘Innocence of Muslims – the real version’. (It is hoped that those who klick on the internet search will come to these videos instead). […]

Anti-Islamic advertisements to hit NYC

Russian TV: Anti-Islamic advertisements will go up across New York City’s subway system next week after a federal judge ruled that the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority could not legally refuse to host the signs on the basis of “demeaning” language. As early as next Monday, ten NYC subway stations will […]

Pakistan-Ishq-e-Rasool Day: 14 Muslims killed by Muslims for Love of Prophet?

Youm-e-Ishq-e-Rasool (pbuh) [love of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Day] is being observed throughout Pakistan today (Friday) on the orders of the Government of Pakistan, condemning the anti-Islam film, Express News reported. Protest rallies are being organised, while business activities remain shut. 6:53pm Cell phone services have been suspended again in Karachi. President Asif […]

Vicious Cycle of Islamophobia

Written by Ram Puniyani We are going through strange times. While the science, technology and rationalism has given us physical and intellectual tools to better the lot of humanity, we are witnessing the production of provocative material, literature and films in particular, which demonize the particular religion, Islam to be […]