Why don’t we talk about you?

A spoken word video about the Prophet ﷺ. The context of certain lines in the video are narrated below, very briefly. They leave out many details and do not begin to scratch the surface of the splendor of his life.

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What’s with the Anti-Malala camp?

Malala Yousafzai has exploded the headlines again. This time, it’s the Nobel Peace Prize. It’s clear to see why she is being celebrated, why people the world over consider her a hero, and why the locals from her own country feel she has brought them hope and pride. But what escapes many people is why she happens to have so many haters and critics, too.

Islam’s War on Terror

I found this essay (linked below) on the IERA’s website a few years ago, but apart from its publication on the Hittin Institute, it isn’t easily accessible any more. Backed up with historical references up to the recent past, this publication opens up Islam’s version of a War on Terror, and shows the reality of…

Of Apostasy and Blasphemy in Islam

For the past few years, the apostasy and blasphemy laws in Muslim-majority countries have made a number of rounds in the media, feeding talk shows both abroad and at home with much sensationalism and debate, but little satisfying or reliable substance. The laws are projected to look barbaric, particularly via certain, recent and decidedly un-Islamic…