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Women Can’t Make the Hajj?

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“Nigerian officials say 908 Muslim women pilgrims traveling to Mecca face deportation from Saudi Arabia for traveling without male relatives.”

Read the rest here.

What would the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) say?

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What’s Wrong with Blasphemy?

posted by Suzy Shuraym

“Suppose there had not been a single riot in response to the now infamous video ‘The Innocence of Muslims’. Not a single car burned, not a single embassy breached, not a single human being physically hurt. Would the makers of this risible little clip have done anything wrong? If so, to whom, and why?”

Read what Andrew F. March thinks here.

What do you think?

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The Sin of Sowing Hatred of Islam

posted by Suzy Shuraym

Read a rabbi’s take on the ads placed in the New York City subway by the American Freedom Defense Initiative:

The Sin of Sowing Hatred of Islam

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Iran Bans Women From 77 College Majors

posted by Suzy Shuraym

The BBC reports from Iran that “over 30 universities have agreed to ban women from about 80 different degrees such as engineering, business, nuclear physics, and computer science”.

Read about it here.

“Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi told the BBC that the restrictions have to do with the government’s aim to ‘restrict women’s access to education, to stop them being active in society, and to return them to the home’.”

What’s your reaction?

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