Category: Islamophobia

Breivik as Herostratus

By Father Frank Breivik as Herostratus Anders Breivik, the Viking mass-slayer, is he like Herostratus? A Greek citizen of the famed city of Ephesus. In 356 BC, on the same night Alexander the Great was born, Herostratus set fire to the temple of the goddess Artemis, one of […]

Muslims isolated in small town UK

A report published by a UK university has found that since the 9/11 attacks on the US in 2001, arson, criminal damage, violence and intimidation against Muslims in Britain has increased dramatically. In particular, the authors found that since Muslim communities in small towns are more polarised than […]

Islamic Book Controversy in Toronto

By Sheharyar Shaikh A non-Muslim acquaintance recently sent me a photograph of her friend who was holding a recent copy of the Toronto Sun newspaper in his hand with the headline, “Is beating women allowed?” (or something to that effect), in reference to a marriage guidebook penned by […]