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

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On the recent pandemonium in Masjid Amru Al-As, Sentul

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/breakingviews/article/the-pandemonium-in-masjid-amru-al-as-sentul-azril-mohd-amin/

The recent pandemonium in Masjid Amru Al-As is the direct responsibility of the authority holding back all news on the Anwar case. Technology is freely available to identify the “prominent politician” on that sex tape, yet this information is not released. If the man is NOT Anwar, we need to know NOW. If it IS Anwar, we also need to know. This issue must be buried as it has been the cause of tremendous derision of Malaysia and her “jungle politics”, in many countries of the world. Continue reading

Yes indeed, non-Muslims are welcome in mosques

COMMENT In a suburb of Sydney, Australia, a small yet quite beautiful Turkish-style mosque has been built, following the model of the Sulaimaniye in Istanbul, that is, with library, school rooms, public clinic, canteen, social hall, and so on. There is a big banner in front of the mosque, “Open to All! Please Visit”. Continue reading