Day: October 14, 2014

Bill Maher’s horrible excuse: Why his defense of Islamophobia just doesn’t make any sense

For all his odes to liberal ideals, Maher’s latest effort to demonize Muslims reveals a disturbing, illiberal truth by Myriam Francois-Cerrah Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy once said, “There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless.’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.” Her words seem […]

We’re Doing Bigotry Wrong

Fake apologies ask us to pretend that prejudices are shed as easily as coats Recently, Charlotte Lucas – co-founder of Lucas Oil, the corporate namesake of the Indianapolis Colts’ football stadium — took to her Facebook account to comment on unchecked minority rule in America. “I’m sick and tired of minorities […]

Pakistan’s Original Sin

FP Asia:  The fields of Hampshire are usually associated with blazing crops of rapeseed and fragrant lavender. But on the final weekend of August, over 30,000 Ahmadi Muslims from all over the world converged on Oakland Farm in East Worldham to attend Jalsa Salana, the biggest Islamic convention in the […]

What Is True Islam?

Source: Huffington Post By Qasim Rashid, Lawyer, Speaker, Best-Selling Author of “EXTREMIST” Just south of Oklahoma near Round Rock, Texas, an Adopt-a-Highway sign was vandalized last weekend — with the words “Ahmadiyya Muslim” […]

Yunus wins Centennial Fund award

RIYADH: ABDUL HANNAN TAGO | ARAB NEWS STAFF Published — Tuesday 14 October 2014 Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus was picked up for the 2nd Global Entrepreneurship Award (GEA-2014) under the umbrella of the Centennial Fund (CF) chaired by Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, deputy minister of foreign affairs. This was […]