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Increasing Female Representation in Parliaments and Governments Does not Translate into Improved Lives for Ordinary Women

A few days ago I attended a debate in London entitled, “Do Women Need Feminism”. One of the panellists – a leader of a UK political party – argued that the continuing poor levels of female representation in the country’s […]

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Are Muslims inherently violent?

Liberals are unable to accede that people have knowingly and willingly rejected secularism; and not only that, but rejected it for Islam Continuous news streaming of bombings in Muslim

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Oh People! Isn’t it time for you to reject the Awami-BNP alliances’ politics of division and destruction and look to a new politics?

What we have seen of violence and chaos in Bangladesh in recent times is nothing more than the fruits of the failed Awami-BNP alliances’ politics of division, destruction

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What and who do Muslim MPs stand for?

There is a great mismatch between how Muslims see Muslim MPs and what the MPs see as their role In light of the recent parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage

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Ailing Saudi Regime Desperately Arrests Women and Children for its Throne

Sunday 10 February 2013, CNN and other news agencies reported that Saudi authorities arrested tens of women and five children after a protest occurred in Riyadh and Buraida.

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It is the Capitalist Liberal System that Bears Primary Guilt for Fuelling Violence Against Women

On February 14th,  the movement ‘V-Day’ has sponsored an event entitled, “One Billion Rising” that is a call to one billion women worldwide to rise up and demand

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The horse meat scandal: An age old tradition of deceit in trade

The Islamic economic legislation makes God consciousness integral to seeking economic gains. The recent scandal involving the contamination of burgers and other meat products with horse DNA has even

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‘Gay Marriage’: Muslim MPs will never secure the values of Islam and the Muslim community

On 5th February 2013, the House of Commons voted - by 400 votes to 175 - to legalise Gay Marriage in Britain. ‘Muslim MPs’ – such as Sadiq

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Match Fixing in football reflects corruption in wider society

Capitalism emphasises the material value over morality producing individuals who are willing to cheat, lie and break the law for personal or economic gain It is becoming increasingly

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Gay marriage debate: Muslims need to question the fundamental values of society

Over the past few years and months there has been increased debate within the UK about the position of homosexuality in Britain. This initially surrounded attempts to pass