Event Alert: Intellectual Discourse Series with Dr. Hisham A. Hellyer

 Assalamualaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,

As part of the ISSI initiative, we are pleased to invite you to the 2011 Intellectual Discourse Series with Dr. Hisham Hellyer, co-hosted with Islamic Outreach ABIM. The topic of discussion will be “Islam: Universality and Uniqueness”, and will be organized on Sunday 3rd July 2011 from 930am-1130am at the Seminar Room, Masjid Negara, Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur.

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The real Islamophobia

It is not Osama, or even the universal celebration of his supposed capture.

It is the twenty American states considering a legal ban on Shari’ah activities, including legal penalties for operating businesses according to Shari’ah law. It has been described as ‘a discriminatory and wholly unfounded idea‘. How this can be in a supposedly “free country” is a great mystery. Continue reading