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Forum: A Muslim’s reaction to torture reports — tactics are just wrong

Source: New Haven Register By Sohail Z. Husain Halloween was over a month ago — a day to revel over ghoulish characters and hideous images. And now we are supposed…

The only constitution the world needs is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Epigraph: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of…

Video: Separation of Mosque-Church and State, Ex Leader of Jamaat Islami will Prove its Need

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times If anyone was not conviced completely about the paramount need for Separation of Mosque-Church and State,…

Geo Owner gets 26 years’ jail for blasphemy

REUTERS – Pakistan’s largest media group said on Wednesday it will appeal against a 26-year jail term for its owner for blasphemy, the latest twist in a long-running feud between…

The Right to Say ‘God’ Divides a Diverse Nation

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia — As the students knelt in a circle at a Christian kindergarten near the shores of the South China Sea, a 6-year-old girl in pigtails read out…

Religion under our constitution by Yasser Latif Hamdani

Daily Times: by Yasser Latif Hamdani — The most important reason why it is not supposed to be a theocratic constitution is because it seeks to enable Muslims to live…

What is Shariah?

Written by Dr. Lutf ur Rehman, Nashville, TN (USA) Allah says in the Holy Quran, “We have set you on a clear path (Shariah) in the matter of religion, so…

Amazon Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Courtesy of Hanif Koya, California Author: Denise Spellberg Introduction In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a…

Sealing Ahmadiyya Mosque Depok deny Constitution 45- Legal Aid Foundation

Note: The news has been translated in to English with help of Google Translator GATRA news:  sealing action of Masjid Al – Hidayah belonging to the Ahmadiyya community, on Highway…

Dispensation of Justice is a mockery in Pakistan

By Saeed Qureshi How can justice be delivered in a country where murderers and rapists go home after payment of blood money or reconciliation with the aggrieved party? This reconciliation…

Murder ‘comes naturally’ to chimpanzees

Epigraph: But his mind induced him (Kane) to kill his brother (Able), so he killed him and became one of the losers. Then Allah sent a raven which scratched in…

HIV-positive man ordered to stop virus by Seattle court

Source: BBC A Seattle judge has ordered an HIV-positive man to stop spreading the disease and to seek treatment after he infected eight people in four years. The man, known…

Scalia’s utter moral failure: How he destroys any claim to a superior system of justice

Epigraph: We prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — it…

Boko Haram ‘control police academy’

BBC News: Northern Nigeria’s riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, a witness in Borno state has told the BBC. Shots were heard after the…

‘He was killed because of his faith,’ sister of slain doctor says at Muslim sect’s peace conference in Harrisburg

pennlive.com: by Julianne Mattera — Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA’s 66th annual weekend peace convention, the Jalsa Salana, continues at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.…

The minority Pakistani

Dawn.com: by Faisal Bari — Ahmadis have been hounded out of jobs; they have been booked for ‘preaching’ their religion; they have been asked to remove Quranic verses from their…

Unbearable heaviness of being

The Express Tribune: by Ayesha Siddiqa — As the state celebrates its 67th birthday, there is an absence of a natural sense of exaltation. The sense of weariness is not due…

To break bread or to boycott: that’s Muslim Australia’s choice

theguardian: by Joseph Wakim — Many Muslim Australians watched with horror as their American counterparts were humiliated at Barack Obama’s annual Iftar dinner at the White House on 14 July,…

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