Browsing articles from "January, 2011"
Jan
29
2011

All Terrorists are Muslims…Except the 94% that Aren’t

CNN recently published an article entitled Study: Threat of Muslim-American terrorism in U.S. exaggerated; according to a study released by Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “the terrorist threat posed by radicalized Muslim-Americans has been exaggerated.” Yet, Americans continue to live in mortal fear of radical Islam, a fear propagated and inflamed by right wing Islamophobes.  If one follows the cable news networks, it seems as if all terrorists are […]

Jan
28
2011

Who Established Women’s rights?

Islamic laws took a great deal of care for woman and her rights in a way that included all aspects of her life, furthermore Islam teachings have honored the woman and asked that she is taken care of whether she was a mother, wife, daughter, sister or a relative in general. If we look back in history, we would easily notice that woman have never had any acceptable rights in any of the previous legislation, […]

Jan
23
2011

Islamophobia

A report published by a UK university has found that since the 9/11 attacks on the US in 2001, arson, criminal damage, violence and intimidation against Muslims in Britain has increased dramatically. In particular, the authors found that since Muslim communities in small towns are more polarised than in cities, they are more vulnerable to attack and this accounts for higher Islamophobia-related incidents. The study, Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Hate Crime: UK Case Studies, was published by the University of Exeter and is part of a ten- year academic research project undertaken by its European Muslim Research Centre. Shamim Chowdhury reports from Bishop’s Stortford, England.

from: http://english.aljazeera.net/video/

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