Day: September 10, 2015

The Myth of Muslim Unity

It happened 41 years ago today, September 7, 1974:  Muslim unity. And then it disappeared. And despite the sectarian violence, fatwas of infidelity, and state sanctioned terrorism, the myth of Muslim unity pervades the Muslim “Ummah.” I call it a myth because in every spectrum where it truly matters, Muslim […]

Inderjit Singh Mukker, Chicago-Area Sikh, Allegedly Attacked And Called ‘Terrorist,’ ‘Bin Laden’

Huff Post: by Idrija Bose — An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally attacked and allegedly called a “terrorist” and “Bin Laden” in Chicago on Tuesday, Sikh advocacy groups report. The incident occurred just days before the 14th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Charges have yet to be filed, but police are […]

Refugee crisis: Thank God for Germany taking responsibility – the rest of Europe appears to have forgotten the age-old lessons of history

Refugee crisis: Thank God for Germany taking responsibility – the rest of Europe appears to have forgotten the age-old lessons of history Thousands of years of our history can be traced via the movements of refugees. Often, they have been welcomed, and the societies receiving them enriched. Yet the same […]

India: Nepalese women allegedly gang-raped by Saudi diplomat

All India | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Updated: September 09, 2015 18:48 IST http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/2-women-allegedly-raped-rescued-from-saudi-diplomats-gurgaon-home-1215651   GURGAON:  They escaped the April earthquake in their country Nepal but found hell in the sprawling home of a Saudi Arabian diplomat in Gurgaon near Delhi. Two women rescued on Monday from the diplomat’s fifth floor apartment in […]