In the 15th century, Christian Europeans began making oceanic voyages of discovery. Very quickly, these voyages led to the outright economic, political and religious domination of the globe. This domination lies at the heart of the problems the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia facing today. Continue reading “How the West came to dominate the World. “
Here are just a few examples of exceptional Muslim tolerance:In
What happened to muslims living in non-muslim countries?
Communist Russia they were forcibly marched into the gulags of Siberia. In Eastern Europe it was the genocide of Bosnia and Srebrenica that awaited them. In Palestine, it is 60 years and counting of occupation, humiliation and imprisonment. In Spain, it was total annihilation, such that not one man was left to call the adhan.
Continue reading “The Supreme Muslim Tolerance “
One thing I’ve noticed in Muslim communities is how different races and cultures interact. You will always get a bit of racism: the Black Muslims think the Desis and immigrants are racist towards them when they aren’t, or the immigrants are actually racist towards Blacks, or Arabs looking down on Desis.
Continue reading “Arab Islam and Desi Islam”
‘Do not go extremes in religious matters, for you will not be able to continue in that way’
– Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
It is quite rare these days to hear anything good about Muslims from the Anglo-American news media. There are, however, some exceptions in the West and Dr. Richard Bulliet, Professor of History Columbia University, New York is one of them. Continue reading “The Islamic empires that gave Europe its Renaissance”
Rape has been common occurrence in India. Since independence no government took any notice, leave alone any substantial step, to deal with this burning issue. Over the years rape has become accepted norm in the society that there are around 100 members in Lok Sabha accused of rape and murder.
By : Mohammed Jehan Khan
Today the development of the modern nation states (India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) throughout the Indian subcontinent is a fascinating and heartbreaking process. 67 years ago, subcontinent muslims were a part of the British Raj, a large multi-ethnic state which came under the British empire. This period of the subcontinent, is what most scholars refer as the golden age of South Asian muslims.