Day: January 9, 2015

Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Produces Two Professors, PhD’s, Four First Class Honours

allafrica.com: The Ahmadiyya Muslim jamaat ,Nigeria, has justified its pioneering status as champion of western and secular education in Nigeria as it produces two Professors in the Animal Science and Clinical Pharmacology, two Ph.D in Islamic Law and Educational Foundation, seven Masters graduates, and four First Class Honours in Mathematics,Biochemistry,Anthropology,Plant […]

Getting Real About Blasphemy and Free Speech

Source: Huffington Post By Dr. Faheem Younus, Muslim, professor, doctor and philanthropist On January 7, gunmen did not just commit the heinous murder of 12 people at theCharlie Hebdo office in Paris; they also unleashed a barrage of extremism on both ends of the ideological spectrum. On one end are some Muslim […]

A Postcard From Paris

A Postcard From Paris By Jason Stanley January 8, 2015 9:45 am January 8, 2015 9:45 am NYTimes.com Photo ParisCredit Ian Langsdon/European Pressphoto Agency The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless. I arrived in Paris yesterday, scheduled to give a […]

Je Suis Ahmed

almost fearless: by Cristine Gilbert — I posted about the attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo on Facebook and offered my condolences to the victims and their families. I spent the next 24 hours moderating comments, at first arguing with people who were quoting the Qur’an, then wholesale deleting […]

Foreign jihadis change face of Syrian civil war – Fighters from overseas are an increasingly dominant – and sometimes resented – force in the fight against Bashar al-Assad

Constanze Letsch in Istanbul, Reyhanli and Kilis The Guardian, Thursday 25 December 2014 18.00 GMT Jump to comments (440) Refugees from Kobani watch the Syrian town during fighting between Isis and peshmerga forces. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters Muhammad no longer recognises his country. The 35-year-old former teacher from Idlib province says […]