Day: October 27, 2017

Canada: Quebec’s niqab ban is a chance for women to embrace Western freedom

Quebec’s niqab ban is a chance for women to embrace Western freedom A woman wears a niqab as she walks in Montreal Sept. 9, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz) By Farzana Hassan Shahid, Toronto Sun ​http://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/farzana-hassan-quebecs-niqab-ban-is-a-chance-for-women-to-embrace-western-freedom Bill 62 was passed last week, in effect denying public services to people in […]

Morocco: the Apostate no Longer Faces Death

A recent step taken by the kingdom’s ulama represents a turning point. The attempt to curb extremism Chiara Pellegrino | 02 March 2017 Moroccan ulama Free to leave Islam without facing death: this is the turning point of Morocco’s ulama, the religious scholars. Apostasy, in Arabic “ridda”, has always been a critical issue […]