ARTICLES RELATING TO ISLAM

French face veil ban is plain discrimination

2014-07-06 08:01

The European Court of Human Rights’ ruling reinforcing France’s ban on the niqaab is is like stripping a Muslim woman of her dignity and identity, says Mohamed Saeed.

Female genital mutilation still rife in Africa

2014-06-18 16:00

Female genital mutilation is a form of gender-based discrimination and violence and must be eradicated, according to UN human rights chief.

The voice of oppression

2014-06-14 08:14

International Human Rights Laws, while they look very appealing on paper, is yet to win my confidence, writes Nabeela Moola.

'My daughter converted!'

2014-01-20 15:00

What if your child rejected your religion and converted to another one?

SAfm fined for 'Islam connections'

2013-09-02 12:23

SAfm has been fined R20 000 for making an "unjustifiable connection with Islam" during two news bulletins, the BCCSA has said.

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See pictures from around the world as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is observed.

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'My daughter converted!'

2012-11-12 15:17

What if your child rejected your religion and converted to another one?

I’m Islamophobic

2012-08-30 13:45
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For me it’s fear, not hatred, confesses Chris McEvoy.

Illogical stances about Islam

2012-07-03 16:00
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People who use religion as a weapon to foster hatred should be red-carded, writes Saffiya Ismail.

Oliver Stone's son converts to Islam

2012-02-15 16:02

Sean Stone, the son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, has converted to Islam in Iran, where he is making a documentary.

Fresh Islamic style

2010-12-01 12:00

Long known as feminine and demure, Indonesia's traditional kebaya is headed for a makeover at the hands of innovative designers.

Shi'ites 'a danger' to Islam

2009-11-10 17:41

A commander of an al-Qaeda-linked group has warned Islam's Sunnis that the Shi'ites and Iran pose a greater "danger" to their religion than Jews or Christians.

Adulterers escape stoning

2009-10-05 15:30

An Iranian man and woman convicted of adultery and who faced death by stoning have been freed on appeal after spending six years behind bars.

Malaysian model: No need for AI

2009-08-21 20:43

A Muslim model has brushed aside an appeal by Amnesty International to Malaysian authorities not to cane her, saying she is ready to face the penalty for drinking beer.

Gold, silver fillings 'a sin'

2009-08-10 18:05

A Somali Islamist group is reportedly forcibly removing gold and silver teeth from residents because it says they contravene strict religious laws on fashion and beauty.

 

Female genital mutilation still rife in Africa

2014-06-19 05:00

Female genital mutilation is a form of gender-based discrimination and violence and must be eradicated, according to UN human rights chief.

Female genital mutilation still rife in Africa

2014-06-18 15:45

Female genital mutilation is a form of gender-based discrimination and violence and must be eradicated, according to UN human rights chief.

Apostasy and Islam

2014-05-22 07:37

Some judges in so-called Muslim countries are not passing sentences on sound Islamic principles, says Mohamed Saeed.

Women drivers plan mass protest

2013-10-25 10:43

It's been two years since women in Saudi Arabia protested against a female driving ban and on October 26, Saudi women will once take to the kingdom's roads and this time they have garnered massive support!

Muslim hardliners protest against Miss World

2013-09-03 16:10

About 150 Islamic hardliners have protested in the Indonesian capital Jakarta against the Miss World beauty pageant, the latest outburst of anger about the contest in the Muslim-majority nation.

Islamic group calls for Miss World ban

2013-08-26 14:47

A respected Indonesian Islamic group has called on the government to cancel next month's Miss World pageant, saying women exposing skin in a competition violates Muslim teachings.

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Ramadan begins worldwide

2013-07-10 10:48

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began on June 9. See photos from the beginning of the prayer and fasting traditions which are observed by over a billion Muslims around the world.

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Zuma opens mosque

2012-10-04 14:22

President Jacob Zuma opened the Nizamiye Complex and Turkish Mosque in Johannesburg on Thursday. The mosque is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. See the pictures.

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Illogical stances about Islam

2012-08-15 12:00
89 comments

People who use religion as a weapon to foster hatred should be red-carded, writes Saffiya Ismail.

Muslim spouse entitled to pension

2012-03-14 12:51

A woman married under Islamic rites should be given a share of her partner's pension fund upon divorce, the Pension Funds Adjudicator has ruled.

Arabs to Davos: Invest in, don’t fear us

2012-01-27 15:29

Leaders of the Arab Spring have asked the global elite gathered in Davos for economic help, saying the rise of political Islam is not a threat to democracy.

Fresh Islamic style

2010-11-26 13:08

Long known as feminine and demure, Indonesia's traditional kebaya is headed for a makeover at the hands of innovative designers.

Algeria to build grand mosque

2009-10-28 09:26

Algeria is calling for offers to build a Grand Mosque of Algiers, which would be the third largest mosque in the world.

'Djehad' name upheld in Germany

2009-09-02 20:22

A Berlin court has upheld rulings in favour of parents who sought to name their son Djehad, a variation on the Arabic "jihad," or holy war.

Model seeks public flogging

2009-08-20 14:40

A Muslim model who will be caned for drinking beer says she has asked Malaysian authorities to punish her in public instead of in a prison - but they have refused to go against official procedures.

 
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