Are we truly the best community to serve God and mankind? No one alive today can truthfully and honestly say Muslims are the “best community” given the current tumultuous conditions in the Muslim world where there is little true faith, little peace, little health of mind and body; but much poverty, illiteracy, hostility, antagonism, disunity, corruption, violence, civil wars, and terrorism where Muslims are killing fellow Muslims.
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O! Muslim Militants, by what stretch of the imagination do you find any justification for your suicide bombings, slaughter and kidnapping of civilians, destruction of mosques, churches and synagogues, expelling Muslims and Non-Muslims from their homes and villages, and massacring fellow Muslims.
One must ask the Muslim militants this most important and basic of all questions. What Revelation or Book and Prophet or Messenger do you follow to commit such crimes against Islam and humanity? It most certainly is not the Holy Qur’an and Prophet Muhammad given that all your crimes against humanity directly violate and contradict God’s Book and His Prophet Muhammad.
The misery and torment that befell Newton can be multiplied a thousand fold across the Arab world. American policy and actions have resulted in the deaths (i.e. murder) of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of innocent children. The deaths of these children can be considered as war crimes and a crime against humanity of the highest order. They should shock and outrage us, compelling us to demand an immediate change in American foreign policy.
The lines are drawn. Morsi and the Brotherhood have been exposed as the heirs of the old dictatorship in new garb. The struggle for an open society is being waged by the betrayed on the streets of Egyptian cities. It will be a fight to the death. Brotherhood posters put up throughout Egypt in support of the pending constitution urge people to vote yes to “Supporting Legitimacy and Shariah [Islamic law].” Those who oppose legitimacy and Islamic law, it goes without saying, are heretics.
Israel has already violated the ceasefire – at any time the missiles and rockets could start raining down once more. Year round, that is what it means to live in Gaza. I decided not to bring up the Santa Claus question.
Live update: List of Palestinians victims identified killed in the Israeli offensive on Gaza. Graph also shows the number of children and women killed in these assaults.
By Stephen Lendman* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations is a Beirut, Lebanon-based organization engaged in “strategic and futuristic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds, (emphasizing) the Palestinian issue. In early 2010, it published the second of its series, “Am I Not a Human,” a report titled, discussed [...]
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association – 8 March 2010 Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association marks International Women’s Day 2010 by honoring, commemorating and saluting Palestinian women political prisoners and detainees in their steadfast resistance against Israeli colonial occupation and struggle towards securing the right of Palestinians to self-determination. An estimated 10,000 [...]
The Women’s Coalition for Peace sent a letter on Wednesday to Israel’s former Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, calling on her to cooperate with international investigations into her role in the assault on Gaza last winter, after a British court issued an warrant for her arrest on Monday. The Israeli organization wrote in the letter, which [...]
A quick survey in Amman reveals some exciting but (not)surprising strong opinions on subjects such as Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Water, Oil, Economy, Nuclear Energy, Tourism, Honour Killing, Women and Tribal System. Part 1/2: Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvWEvCl2iVA
This is just getting out of hand. Ridiculous… A Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia has called on women to wear a full veil, or niqab, that reveals only one eye. Sheikh Muhammad al-Habadan said showing both eyes encouraged women to use eye make-up to look seductive. The question of how much of her face a [...]
Woman beat, threatened by ‘modesty squad’ Jerusalem woman who left ultra-Orthodox life after her divorce gagged, beaten by group of self-proclaimed ‘chastity guards’ Aviad Glickman A 31-year-old Jerusalem woman was cruelly beaten and threatened with death by members of the ‘modesty squad’ who took it upon themselves to interrogate her about her relationships with men, [...]
The latest crime “in the name of social customs and religious rules.” A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social network site Facebook, it has emerged. The unnamed woman from Riyadh was beaten and shot after she was discovered in the middle of an online conversation with a [...]
On behalf of the Palestinian soccer fans and the Palestinian National Women Football team, I would like to congratulate the first Saudi female soccer team. The first soccer match between female teams has taken place in Alkhobbar (Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province). The match was held between two teams of university students. The Prince Mohammad bin [...]
A while ago, the International Herald Tribune had an article about how Muslim fashion designers are getting more creative: But young Muslim entrepreneurs around the world are making their own fashion statements, modestly, challenging the status quo in their communities as well as stereotypes outside. [...] Specialty fashion houses and companies starting distinct ranges intended [...]
I’m not going to compare religions here, everyone has his own sh*t. Have you heard of “Israel’s modesty buses”? In case you didn’t, this is not a good story for those who care about women’s right. When on the bus, I tried to buck the system, moving my way towards the driver but was pushed [...]
The following documentary film provides a compelling account of a life inside Iraq that is rarely seen on news bulletins. Stories of ordinary women whose struggle to survive has only worsened since the occupation of Iraq. The invasion of Iraq heralded promises of freedom from tyranny and equal rights for the women of Iraq. But [...]
[Cross posted at Daily Kos] [Image by Carlos Latuff] In a not-so-surprising newsreport, the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens Rights (PICCR) reported that Israeli occupation soldiers forced 68 pregnant women to give birth on road blocks after barring them from crossing as they were being transferred to hospitals and medical centers. Quoting Saed Bannoura’s report [...]
The attached is from our local Al-Quds newspaper on Nov 1, 2006. A story about a 2-yr old girl who was released from an Israeli prison near Ramallah. Her name is Aiysha, which in Arabic means “life.” Aiysha’s mother gave birth to her while detained in an Israeli prison. Aiysha was released two days ago, [...]
Audio Interview: Palestinian Children in Israeli Jails Stefan Christoff, The Electronic Intifada, 20 May 2006. [Hat tip: Robin] Listen to an interview with Ayed Abu Eqtaish, a child rights activist from Defense for Children International [Palestine Section] and Adam Hanieh of Sumoud, a political prisoner solidarity group based in Toronto. This interview was recorded during [...]
(Guardian) Saudi women cannot drive, but apparently they can fly. A Saudi woman who recently obtained her pilot’s license in Jordan said Thursday she has been hired by a private aviation company to fly commercial planes. Although proud of her career, Capt. Hanadi Zakaria al-Hindi said she expects an angry reaction when she arrives back [...]
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