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CII vs Islam: Does the quran really permit child marriage?‏

By Ro Waseem One of the biggest misconceptions about Islam is that it permits child marriage, and is therefore looked down upon as medieval, oppressive and illogical by non-Muslims. Shockingly,…

New Family Code to protect traditional family, religious values –key lawmaker

RT: The head of the lower house committee for family issues has described a new set of legislative amendments protecting the values shared by basic religions, and inspiring young people…

Harvard recognises Quranic verse as one of the greatest expressions of justice

Cii News | 24 January 2013 Harvard Law School, one of the most prestigious institutions of its kind in the world, has posted a verse of the Holy Quraan at…

Spying on Muslims is legal?

CNN) — Muslims in America just lost their right to privacy. Last week, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled that blanket, suspicion-less surveillance of Muslims is permissible under the…

YouTube given 24 hours to remove ‘Innocence of Muslims’ film

RT: Google must remove from YouTube a polarizing anti-Muslim film that incited international demonstrations, as leaving it online would infringe on the rights of an actress who was coerced into…

If Spain welcomes back its Jews, will its Muslims be next?

The Guardian: A proposed law will fast-track naturalisation of Jews whose ancestors were expelled 500 years ago. Now the descendants of Muslims who were ousted are also seeking the right…

The Charter of Quebec Values in the media: Panic, contempt, and division

Immanent Frame: by Jean-Michel Landry —- The recent media buzz stirred up by a sad story captures well the sense of uneasiness pervading Quebec since the ruling Parti Québécois (PQ)…

The ‘Islam is different’ argument

Washington Post: by Eugene Volokh — I have argued that many (though not all) of the things that are condemned as intrusions of Islamic law into American law are actually…

Indian Supreme Court gives Muslims right to adopt a child

Epigraph: If I were a dictator, religion and state would be separate. I swear by my religion. I will die for it. But it is my personal affair. The state…

Denmark outlaws Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter as of next week

The Jerusalem Post: Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter will be illegal in Denmark starting on Monday, by order of Agriculture and Food Minister Dan Jørgensen. Ritual slaughter, known in Hebrew…

Is There Coercion in Islam and Christianity?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times A silver lining from the gravely tragic event of September 11, 2001, is that a verse…

When the Quran spoke English

The story of George Sale and his Qur’an translation: Source: Al Jazeera by Alexander Bevilacqua The first Muslim member of Congress assumed office in January 2007. For his swearing-in ceremony,…

Lal Khan Malik: Quebec’s ‘values’ debate sows seeds of intolerance

The Muslim Times’ has slightly modified the title of the Op-Ed By: Lal Khan Malik, the National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada. Source: The Star: Continued proliferation…

Harvard recognises Quranic verse as one of the greatest expressions of justice

Cii News | 24 January 2013 Harvard Law School, one of the most prestigious institutions of its kind in the world, has posted a verse of the Holy Quraan at…

Moral implications of ‘values charter’ not limited to Quebec

Discussion of the Parti Québécois’ “Charter of Quebec Values” has until now been conducted rather on the same lines as discussion of a third referendum: as a theoretical possibility, but…

Shariah and Constitution: A Personal Journey

Source: Muslim Sunrise, Winter 2013 volume By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times After my training of six years to be a physician, as a lung…

Muslim staff at Marks & Spencer can refuse to sell alcohol and pork

The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comment: Marks & Spencer has revisited their stance, since this news. Source: The Telegraph, UK: Muslim staff working for Marks & Spencer have been given permission to…

Ban of Quran Translation Overturned

The Moscow Times: The Krasnodar Regional Court overturned a local court’s decision to ban a widely read Russian translation of the Quran on Tuesday, quieting fears of unrest among the…

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