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Why Twitter didn’t delete anti-Muslim tweets

Ivana Kottasová, reporting for CNN: The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and the destruction of a statue of the Virgin Mary. They also appear to violate the terms of use published by Twitter. It warns users: “You may not promote violence [...]

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When, in the 1970s, Ahmadis approached the South Africa High Court seeking to protect their human rights and sought a declaration that they are Muslims, the Sunnis, after failing to have the case dismissed on technical legal reasons, withdrew from the case using the excuse that a non-Muslim court of government does not have the right to decide who is, and who is not, a Muslim.

To our great astonishment we now find Sunnis in the UK demanding that the British government declare Ahmadis to be non-Muslims. The reason is that in front of a Western audience they have to hide behind Lahore-Ahmadiyya beliefs and hide their own.

Please tell us Sunni friends what has changed that now allows a non-Muslim government to decide who is, and who is not, a Muslim?

Can a non-Islamic government or court decide who is a Muslim?

When, in the 1970s, Ahmadis approached the South Africa High Court seeking to protect their human rights and sought a declaration that they are Muslims, the Sunnis, after failing to have the case dismissed on technical legal reasons, withdrew from the case using the excuse that a non-Muslim court of government does not have the right to decide [...]

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How video games perpetuate Muslim stereotypes

From Nicole Lee on engadget; “We are often just reduced to four or five stereotypes,” said Dr. Romana Ramzan, a game design lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University in the UK. “It’s usually summed up by the clothes we wear. So if you’re a woman, you wear a hijab […] If you’re a man, you have a beard [...]

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The Muslims are coming

The following is an extract taken from Arun Kundnani’s book ‘The Muslims are coming’. To be classed as moderate, Muslims must forget what they know about Palestin, Iraq and Afghanistan and instead align themselves with the fantasies of the war on terror; they are expected to constrain their religion to the private sphere [...]

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Do Muslim women need saving?

In recent years Abu-Lughod has struggled to reconcile the popular image of women victimized by Islam with the complex women she has known through her research in various communities in the Muslim world. Here, she renders that divide vivid by presenting detailed vignettes of the lives of ordinary Muslim women, and showing that the problem of [...]

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Poland rejects Muslim Refugees

The Independent is reporting; Thousands of protesters have gathered in several Polish cities, as right-wing groups rallied against plans to resettle refugees in Europe while counter-protesters marched in solidarity with those seeking safety. Around 10,000 right-wing protesters clutching the national flag assembled on the streets in the capital [...]

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Muslim Girls Banned from School

Some Western media and apologists often accuse Muslim men and Islam of controlling women and cite the use, by some women, of a head covering as evidence of such. Yet all across Europe white men are passing laws to stop Muslim women wearing what they want. France has been in the news in the last few years for passing laws which restrict the [...]

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Muslim Womens Council plans female led mosque

The Lahore Ahmadiyya UK branch has led the way in women taking a leading role mosques by having a woman give the Friday Khutba on more than one occasion. We have always stressed the importance of the role of women in society, not just as wives and mothers, but as leaders of the community. Now it seems that the Muslim Women’s Council [...]

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