Category Archives: Islam means submission

Hundreds Of Shops Set On Fire, Curfew Imposed In Odisha’s Bhadrak Over A Facebook Comment On Lord Rama

It all started when some VHP and Bajrang Dal activists demanded action against three Muslim youth for their alleged blasphemous comments on Facebook. A group held a demonstration and started dharna outside the local town police station, demanding the arrest of miscreants.

Janet Jackson splits with billionaire husband

“She thought he had become too controlling during the pregnancy and she had already allowed him to dictate her appearance and even the way she performed at concerts,” the source who works closely with the couple said.

Jackson even quietly made London her home after Al Mana insisted the family live under strict Muslim custom, which included prohibiting the new mom from being seen in public while nursing the baby.

The last straw for the thrice married “Control” singer was her husband’s reluctance to show concern for Katherine Jackson’s elder abuse claims against her nephew Trent.

Women don Muslim headscarves at ‘Hijab for a Day’ event

Seventy women in Prince George donned Muslim head scarves, most for the first time, as part of a ‘hijab for a Day’ event at the University of Northern B.C., in Prince George this week.

Students from the campus women’s centre presided over a box of colourful scarves, offering women on their way to class a chance to wear a hijab around campus.

“I’m not Muslim, but I just got a hijab put on me by another student,” said Dara Campbell. “There’s a lot of myths and false things that go around about what a hijab means. We should understand other women’s choices.” 

Mad mullah’s give man death penalty for blasphemy

The Daily Mail reports that Sina Dehghan was just 19 when arrested by the country’s fanatical revolutionary guard for insulting Islam on the LINE app.

But human rights activists claim the confession was tricked out of Dehghan who was told he would be released if he signed.

Once he signed, prosecutors allegedly reneged on the deal and in January, he was sentenced to die.

Coming soon to a Canada near you.

Sharia law: Passage of M103 makes Canadians “Islamophobic” overnight

Motion-103 was passed in the Canadian parliament on March 23 by a vote of 201-91. This motion lets the government set up a committee to investigate offensive speech, discrimination, and harassment against Muslims.

The problem with this motion, though, is that we already have laws that protect anyone, including religious minorities, from offensive speech, discrimination, and harassment.

Expanded Internet Access in Muslim World Could Spur Next Islamic ‘Culture War’

The expansion of Internet access across the Middle East and North Africa will open communications channels for marginalized social and political groups, including those that criticize the Islamic faith, potentially sparking a culture war across the Muslim world, according to a new report.

Brampton, Ontario: Mayor Calls Criticism of Muslim Prayers in Public Schools “HATE SPEECH”

Brampton, Ontario Mayor Linda Jeffrey is dismissing critics who object to Muslim students having Friday prayer sessions in public schools as purveyors of “misinformation and hateful speech.” Jeffrey was responding to critics in a letter she released Thursday as Toronto-area parents in the Peel District School Board are preparing a full-scale protest on Saturday to demand that public schools not promote one religion over another.

Muslim prayers during class time draws fire at Toronto school

A Toronto school that allows Muslim students to conduct prayer sessions during class hours on school property is pushing up against the boundaries set by the courts more than 20 years ago to keep religious instruction out of public classrooms.

“I think this looks like a school practicing religion,” said Ed Morgan, a professor of constitutional law at the University of Toronto. “The school may be conveying a message that they endorse religion and that’s what the school is not allowed to do.”

The Quest for Islam-Based Affirmative Action

Shama Mesiwala graduated magna cum laude in three years from UC San Diego and completed law school at UC Davis at 23. She then spent 13 years as a judicial attorney in the Third District Court of Appeal. As Court Commissioner, Mesiwala will command the same powers and duties as a trial court judge, but when selected for the post she did not emphasize her academic achievements or judicial experience.

“I’m really proud I can represent my faith in this way,” she explained.

First and foremost, a Muslim.

Seattle: The costs of Muslim sharia-compliant swimming

A few years ago we informed readers that in the state of Washington, At least 8 King County pools offered sharia-compliant swims for Muslims – Three owned by the city of Seattle.

A reader shared feedback from an inquiry on the issue and related costs, albeit not in dollar terms.