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Hindu MP’s force Muslim staffer to break fast

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BBC There has been uproar in India’s parliament after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man who is fasting for Ramadan. The MPs belonging to the right-wing Shiv Sena party were reportedly angry because they were not served food of their choice at a government canteen. The regional party is… Read More ›

Current Affairs »

Christian missionary who abused children in Kenya blames it on ‘voodoo’

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Raw Story A 19-year-old Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing children while volunteering in Kenya is blaming his actions on “pseudo-tribal psychological voodoo.” Matthew Durham was charged Friday in federal court with four counts of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct, reported The Oklahoman. The Edmond man was accused of sexually abusing up to 10 children… Read More ›

Videos »

Debate Video: Can We Trust Today’s Torah?

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On April 11, 2014 in Scarborough, Ontario, CANADA, Sadat Anwar (MDI Canada) and Alex Kerimli (RCCM) debated the trustworthiness of today’s Torah. The Torah is a book used by Jews and Christians to base much of their theology upon. The Quran mentions that the preservation of the original word of God as came to the Hebrews,… Read More ›

MDI News »

Upcoming Feminism Debate with Julie Bindel: “Islam or Feminism: which one can truly liberate women?”

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Very excited to announce that Julie Bindel (journalist and activist) and I will be debating the question, “Islam or Feminism: which one can truly liberate women?” Julie Bindel is a journalist, broadcaster, author and feminist campaigner, and is a founder of ‘Justice for Women’. She writes for the Guardian, New Statesman, Standpoint Magazine, The Spectator… Read More ›

Islam »

Is Jesus (pbuh) superior to Muhammad (pbuh) because he didn’t lift a sword?

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There are many Christian apologists that often like to say that Jesus, unlike Muhammad (peace be upon them both) never raised the sword, that Jesus unlike Muhammad (pbub) never went into battle, and never participated in wars. And without really elaborating more, they conclude that due to this, this makes Jesus more superior than Muhammad… Read More ›

Responses to anti-Islamic Polemics »

‘Islamist’ terror threat to west blown out of proportion says former MI6 chief

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The Guardian The government and media have blown the Islamist terrorism threat out of proportion, giving extremists publicity that is counter-productive, a former head of Britain’s intelligence service has said. Sir Richard Dearlove, chief of MI6 at the time of the Iraq invasion, said that Britons spreading “blood-curdling” messages on the internet should be ignored…. Read More ›

Christianity »

Former Vatican ambassador convicted of sexual abuse

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AOL News The Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been convicted by a church tribunal of sex abuse and has been defrocked, the first such sentence handed down against a top papal representative. The Vatican said Friday that Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was found guilty by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the… Read More ›

Liberalism & Secular Democracy »

Hamza Yusuf ‘Secularism: The Greatest Danger Facing Islam’

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A brilliant lecture by Hamza Yusuf (recorded pre-2000), on the Secularism, as Sh. Yusuf puts it ‘the greatest danger [sic] facing Islam’. Although the video quality (taken from VHS) is limited, the audio quality is still excellent. Many important and valid points were raised during the lecture that still resonate now as they did back… Read More ›

Atheism »

The ‘No one kills in the name of Atheism’ Argument

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In many debates between Theists and Atheists, a common strategy is employed by Atheists to silence their opponents. Commonly, they like to argue that in history and currently, no Atheists have ever killed people in the ‘name of Atheism’, yet it is claimed that many people who follow a religion, have killed in its name…. Read More ›

Feminism »

The Muslim “Feminist” (who isn’t really a “Feminist”)

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“Feminism” has been stalking Muslim women. It has been quietly was-wasa-whispering that it deeply and fully understands the liberation that Muslim women seek – that it understands Muslim women better than Muslim women do (and definitely better than their Creator does!). “Feminism” has been vowing, nay threatening, that it alone is the answer to injustices… Read More ›

History »

The Covenant of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christian Monks of Mount Sinai by Dr John Andrew Morrow

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A fascinating presentation by Dr John Andrew Morrow  on the historical evidence for Prophet Muahmmed (saaw) policy of tolerance to Christians. He considers all the evidence from an objective view, and deals with many of the claims presented by Islamophobic pseudo-historians. He has published a book entitled The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the… Read More ›

Zionism »

France bans pro-Palestine protests

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Middle East Eye France’s socialist government provoked outrage on Friday by banning protests against Israeli action in Palestine. It is the only government in the western world to enact such a restriction and one of the few in the world to stop public outcries of support for the cause. In what is viewed as an… Read More ›

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