Islamism

Islam and Apostasy: Show Who’s Boss

Source: The Economist A death sentence issued by a Sudanese court has stirred up controversy THE Koran is categorical. “There is no compulsion in religion,” it says (in the 256th verse of the second sura, or chapter). In another passage of the Muslim holy book, in the tenth sura, we find God […]

Islam and Apostasy: Show Who's Boss

Source: The Economist A death sentence issued by a Sudanese court has stirred up controversy THE Koran is categorical. “There is no compulsion in religion,” it says (in the 256th verse of the second sura, or chapter). In another passage of the Muslim holy book, in the tenth sura, we find God […]

ISLAMISM: THE RISE OF POLITICAL ISLAM

Malaysia Today: by Raja Petra Kamaruddin — THE CORRIDORS OF POWER What we are seeing is not Islam. What we are seeing is Islamism. Islamism is not a religion like Islam. Islamism is political Islam. And Islamism is opposed to secularism, democracy, and all those other western ideals that are […]

Hirsi Ali: Telling a Critic From an Islamophobe

Huff Post: by Kashif N. Chaudhry — In an interview with Reason magazine, this became clear when the interviewer asked if by “defeating Islam” Hirsi Ali meant, “defeating radical Islam?” She replied: “No. Islam, period.” When the reporter asked her to further elaborate what she meant by “defeat Islam” she replied: “I […]