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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,…

Of Aisha’s age at marriage

Source: Dawn.com Written by Nilofar Ahmed It is said that Hazrat Aisha was six years old when her nikah was performed with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Makkah, and nine years…

eDigest: Lessons from Tunisia for Secularism

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

Lessons from Tunisia for Secularism

Source: The Nation By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid As Pakistan mulls over rewinding the clock back a millennia-and-a-half by imposing Sharia under the Taliban gun, Tunisia is celebrating arguably the most…

The Quran of Pacifists and the Quran of Warmongers

Huff Post: by Akbar Ganji – Iranian journalist and human rights activist Shiites believe that this year the birthday of Prophet Muhammad falls on January 19, while the Sunnis believe that…

Muslims are not betraying Islam in embracing liberal democracy

By Mustafa Akyol theguardian.com, Monday 12 December 2011 05.12 EST Jump to comments (395) It is far better to propose Islam than impose it, for if there is no liberty there can…

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…

Inheritance in Islam

Dr. Lutf ur Rehman, Nashville, TN After the death of a person, his belongings are left as his estate, which is passed on to his surviving family members in some way.…

The Muslim Sunrise Publishes a Landmark Volume on Sharia

Editorial by Falah Shams: The word “Sharia” has recently made its way into Webster’s dictionary. The dictionary entry reads as follows: sha·ria noun, often capitalized: the religious laws based on the Koran that…

Judge strikes down part of Utah polygamy law

By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer updated 5:43 PM EST, Sat December 14, 2013 (CNN) – A federal judge in Utah has struck down part of that state’s law banning polygamy,…

A Large Number of Asians and Africans want Bible Law or the Shariah Law

Create Your Own Visualization on the site, linked here Sources: The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity, Tolerance and Tension: Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Question Wording: And do you…

True Khilafat compatible with Democracy

Epigraph: Indeed, Allah commands you to make over the trusts to those entitled to them, and that, when you judge between men, you judge with justice. And surely excellent is…

Oklahoma Anti-Sharia Constitutional Amendment Struck Down By Federal Judge

Epigraph: O ye who believe! be steadfast in the cause of Allah, bearing witness in equity; and let not a people’s enmity incite you to act otherwise than with justice. Be always just,…

Court Documents Detail a Deadly Family Feud From Brooklyn to Pakistan

Source: NY Times. By MOSI SECRET She fled her husband and her family, sneaking out of her home in Pakistan to take sanctuary in the American Embassy, which then whisked…

State Dept. Report Says Countries Have Repressed Religious Freedom With Laws

Source: NY Times By STEVEN LEE MYERS WASHINGTON — Countries around the world, including allies of the United States, have used laws on blasphemy and apostasy to suppress political opponents,…

UK bill moves to limit power of Sharia Courts

CFP: By David C. Jennings Under the Arbitration Act of 1996, Muslims in the UK were empowered to resolve certain legal matters within their faith in a similar way to…

Video: Sharia Law in the Eyes of Khalifatul Masih IV, Mirza Tahir Ahmad

MTA Video Documentary: The Life of Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad (rh)  A Man of God (Biography of Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad) MURDER in the NAME of ALLAH (Book) Shariah Relationship Between Religion and…

Blasphemy in Islam: The Quran does not prescribe punishment for abusing the Prophet

Source: The Times of India Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Oct 2, 2012, 12.00AM IST In Islam, blasphemy is a subject of intellectual discussion rather than a subject of physical punishment. This concept…

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