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DEBATE VIDEO: Is SHARIA LAW FAIRER than ENGLISH LAW?

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Following the exciting debate, This House Believes That Shari’ah Law is Fairer than English Law, between Zara Faris alongside Abdullah Al-Andalusi for the motion, and Adrienne Page QC and a retired Judge against – the motion, “This House Believes That Shari’ah Law is Fairer than English Law” was WON on voter changes from before and after… Read More ›

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Video: ISIS, Islam, and Jesus (The Meeting House Interview with MDI’s Sadat Anwar)

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The MDI Team invites you to watch the pithy, and brilliantly articulate interview of Sadat Anwar (of MDI Canada) with Pastor Bruxy Cavey of The Meeting House (Anabaptist Church, Oakville, Ontario, Canada) on the topic of ISIS, Islam, and Jesus (November 9th, 2014).

Videos »

DEBATE VIDEO: Is SHARIA LAW FAIRER than ENGLISH LAW?

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Following the exciting debate, This House Believes That Shari’ah Law is Fairer than English Law, between Zara Faris alongside Abdullah Al-Andalusi for the motion, and Adrienne Page QC and a retired Judge against – the motion, “This House Believes That Shari’ah Law is Fairer than English Law” was WON on voter changes from before and after… Read More ›

MDI News »

Tales of the Unexpected: Convincing members of English Upper Class that Sharia is Fairer than English Law!!!

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I don’t know how it happened, nor could believe that it could’ve happen – but yesterday, me and my fellow MDI colleague, Zara Faris WON the debate that SHARIA is FAIRER than ENGLISH LAW – in front of an audience of 61 English upper class/middle class attendees! [Based upon counted voter changes from before and… Read More ›

Islam »

The concept of free will in Islam

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As Muslims, we believe in the concept of free will, that humans are free to choose their path and destiny. We do not believe that we are controlled like robots, devoid of choices, and doing what we want. In Islam we also believe in something called divine decree, and this is often referred to as… Read More ›

Responses to anti-Islamic Polemics »

Glenn Greenwald argues Canada’s involvement in foreign Wars is the cause of Terror attacks

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CANADA, AT WAR FOR 13 YEARS, SHOCKED THAT ‘A TERRORIST’ ATTACKED ITS SOLDIERS BY GLENN GREENWALD Article originally published by The Intercept (22nd October 2014) AP TORONTO – In Quebec on Monday, two Canadian soldiers were hit by a car driven by Martin Couture-Rouleau, a 25-year-old Canadian who, as The Globe and Mail reported, “converted to Islam… Read More ›

Christianity »

Were the disciples ignorant about Isaiah 53?

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Isaiah 53 has become well known for its use by Christian apologists in trying to prove the foretelling about Jesus’ death, most specifically the following passages: Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a… Read More ›

Liberalism & Secular Democracy »

The Making of Western Civilisation and the War on Islam

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  The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their dish. Someone asked: Will that be because of our small numbers at that time? He replied: No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish… Read More ›

Atheism »

Debate/Dialogue on ISLAM AND ATHEISM: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION (Peter Slezak & Faraz Nomani)

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MDI is proud to feature a video of a debate held in University of New South Wales (Australia) on 26th September 2014, between MDI member, Faraz Nomani and Atheist and professor, Dr Peter Slezak. With the onset of modernity, religion has been increasingly pushed out of the public sphere as something of the past. However,… Read More ›

Feminism »

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 ›

History »

Islamophobia and the true “Untold” Story of Dracula

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Article originally published in New Statesmen, 20th October 2014 What the historical inaccuracies in “Dracula Untold” tell us about the rise of Islamophobia BY ELEST ALI The vilification of Islam has reached such heights that when the Muslim Sultan Mehmet II is cast opposite history’s bloodiest psycho-tyrant, it’s Dracula who emerges as the tragic hero…. Read More ›

Zionism »

Arabs in Israel decry racial discrimination

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Al Jazeera As a Palestinian citizen of Israel, 21-year-old Shadan Jabareen says she has experienced institutionalised discrimination since she was a child. In 1994, her parents wanted to get away from the constant noise and the overcrowded Umm al-Fahm and move to a Jewish-Israeli community. “My dad heard an advertisement on the radio for homes… Read More ›

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