Wall of silence over sickening slaughter


The above photo is from @bilalazeez

Every time I gripped my pen to write about the most sickening murder, imagery of deceased Master Abdul Qudoos would incapacitate my fingers to paralysis and my senses to numbness. I, too, am considerably cognizant of my disability to meet with the requisites of this very sore subject.

The spokesman of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community – who is not deemed a reliable enough source by a bunch of human rights activists-cum-journalists – reported;

As my friend truly described that the facts of the case require no commentary, no analysis, no explanation; they are in themselves so harrowing and bleak that any further scrutiny would dilute the narrative of the despicable affair, I leave the agonies of Master Abdul Qudoos unto your ability of perception. Continue reading

Dutch call for ban on religious slaughter

In the Netherlands, an animal rights party and the far-right Freedom Party are pushing for a ban on kosher and halal slaughter methods which critics say inflict unacceptable suffering on animals.

The parties say religious slaughter should only be allowed on the proviso that Jewish and Muslim groups can prove the process is humane.

Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Amsterdam.