From The Verge: Marie isn’t the only one looking for answers. There has been a steady stream of similar stories in the French media since President François Hollande implemented a state of emergency following November’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which killed 130 people. The laws, which were extended for three months in November, give security forces expanded … Continue reading France’s anti-terrorism laws leave Muslims in a state of fear
A little-noticed section of the Leveson report said Muslims were targets of systematic press hostility. The judge had good cause for concern: even journalist Polly Toynbee, the high priestess of progressive politics, has admitted to taking pride in Islamophobia. Polls have found nearly half of Britons think there are too many Muslims in Britain and … Continue reading We have nothing to fear from our Muslims
It was barely 4 a.m. when 19-year-old Rinkal Kumari disappeared from her home in a small village in Pakistan's southern Sindh province. When her parents awoke they found only her slippers and a scarf outside the door. A few hours later her father got a call telling him his daughter, a Hindu, had converted to … Continue reading Forced conversions hike Pakistan minorities’ fears
'As we approach the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I tire of the negative stereotypes and constant suspicion and hostility that members of British Muslim communities have had to endure.' On 17 September 2001, George Bush paid a visit to the Islamic Centre of Washington. "The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam," … Continue reading How the fear of being criminalised has forced Muslims into silence
[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Fear_of_Fasting.mp3] Ramadan is something to look forward to with excitement and not something to be dreaded because fasting leads to spiritual uplifting. So if we keep this in mind we will not dread the long hours of fasting but look forward to it. You can download the podcast by clicking Right Click and Download
Ramadan is something to look forward to with excitement and not something to be dreaded because fasting leads to spiritual uplifting. So if we keep this in mind we will not dread the long hours of fasting but look forward to it.