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Nour Responds to Panorama’s Secret of Britain’s Shariah Councils

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The BBC show Panorama, through secret filming, has found that Shari'ah courts are not helping women in domestic violent situations. The Telegraph states: “85 councils operating in mosques and houses across the country has revealed that the courts, which are run by sharia councils, are ruling in favor of men meeting estranged wives or having access to children when they ... Read More »

Does IDF (Israel) produce BBC and US News Headlines? Media & Gaza

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Consider the headlines that everyday Americans (and increasingly British) see in their papers and news outlets. Is it any wonder that the majority of casual-observing Americans may actually think that Palestine as Goliath and Israel as David in this conflict? Gaza: Palestinian boy 'killed by Israeli gunfire' (consider the quotation marks around this BBC headline) Four dead in Gaza Strip fighting (sounds like a ... Read More »

PANORAMA: A Response to “British Schools: Islamic Rules”

The following article was written by Abdul-Azim; crossposted with permission from his personal blog. — “British Schools: Islamic Rules” ran the title of this week's Panorama on BBC1. It dealt with what it considered questionable material being taught in British schools. There are several point of response, or rather, themes of objection that I have with the documentary. I highlight ... Read More »

Israel’s U. Haifa study concludes: Arabic is hard to read [especially when it’s written wrong]

A study by the University of Haifa has asserted that Arabic is ‘hard to read,’ with the conclusion supported by data from thirty seven university students who, when flashed words in Arabic, were unable to read them as quickly as they could words in English and in Hebrew. Read More »

BBC: Saudi women to be allowed to argue cases in court

Saudi Arabia is planning to bring in a new law to allow women lawyers to argue cases in court for the first time Read More »

The Doha Debates: An Insider’s Perspective (Yasir Qadhi, Asra Nomani & Women’s Freedom to Marry)

Four months ago, while attending the Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT) conference in Doha, some of us were invited to be part of the audience of the Doha Debates. Little did I know back then that I would be back in the same hall, only this time I would be sitting on the platform rather than in the audience! Last week, the producers of the program contacted me, asking if I would be willing to appear on the Debates as a speaker. The motion was ‘This house believes that Muslim women should be free to marry anyone they choose’, and I was invited to be a speaker on the opposition… More problematic than the logistics of travel was the motion itself. Any time a male opposes a motion with the three words, ‘Muslim’, ‘women’ and ‘freedom’ in them, he is simply asking for trouble. Read More »

Scorecard! Why Nonnie Darwish doesn’t matter.

The conversion was not an unusual event. Muslims in this country witness conversions all the time. I smiled as I thought about Nonnie, and all the Nonnie-wannabes, the Spencers, the Pipes, and all the Islamophobes, working day and night spouting lies against Islam, trying their best to create hatred and misunderstanding of Islam. Read More »

UPDATE! Protest BBC’s Refusal to Air DEC Gaza Appeal Broadcast

Update: See Video below from DEC DIGG |  REDDIT |  Stumbleupon (You know what to do) Amazing isn't it how the BBC fell from being a trusted voice in the Middle-East conflict to another American MSM type media outlet ala NY Times or CNN. The following action is something that can definitely help the cause because BBC has been constantly ... Read More »

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