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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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Pakistan….Peshawar

Photo credit: Reuters/Khuram Parvez Earlier this week, millions of people looked on in horror as the news filtered in of the devastating attack by the Pakistan Taliban on a school in Peshawar. 132 students were killed in an attack which specifically targeted as many children as possible. In total 148 people are believed to have been killed [...]

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‘Compulsory hijab’ school is shut down

A controversial Muslim school where staff were forced to wear the hijab has temporarily closed after concerns were raised by Ofsted inspectors. They were called to the Al-Madinah free school in Derby to investigate a series of concerns, including claims that girls were made to sit at the back of classes. It has not yet been confirmed whether [...]

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Pakistani Children Taught to hate at School

the hate content in textbooks has more than doubled since the last time they were revised. For example, some 30 Grade 5 to 10 textbooks published in Punjab, examined in 2009, were found to have 12 instances of biased material that could be considered “hate content.” In 2012, the textbooks underwent a curriculum revision. After another [...]

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Is America really a secular state?

An interesting article was written on The Washington Post website recently. It discusses the role of religion in US politics. In theory the US is a secular state and religion plays no part in the affairs of the state. In practice, Christians, especially the conservatives, use their numerical strength to ban ideas they do not approve of, particularly [...]

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