France’s anti-terrorism laws leave Muslims in a state of fear

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

How the fear of being criminalised has forced Muslims into silence

'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

[Podcast] Fear of Fasting

[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