Itjihad and Feminism, a debate in SOAS London -TVapex.com.
What is progressive Islam? Come and watch Emmy Award-winning producer Nancy Graham Holm’s documentary, and ask the questions you have always wanted to ask on this topic. Can you be a Muslim and be supportive of secular democracy, same-sex marriage or women’s participation in the public sphere? This is a debate about gender and identity…Details
28 May 2013 Last updated at 14:43 A mosque has been praised for serving tea and biscuits to English Defence League supporters after the far-right group arranged a demonstration there. About six people turned up to protest at the mosque in Bull Lane, York, on Sunday and were invited inside to play football with worshippers.…Details
British Muslims for Secular Democracy (bmsd) are shocked and profoundly distressed by the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich on 22nd May 2013. The victim was a soldier who was described as a “loving father” to his two-year-old son, and we send our deepest condolences to his family and…Details
You have just woken up in hospital, weeks after being shot in the head. Your time and usefulness on this planet is far from over; you are spurred on by the multiple wall-hangings bedecked with sparkly white cards, the boxes of miniature teddies, and most importantly, your faith and family. You are receiving world-class treatment,…Details
Maria Toorpakai Wazir is a star squash player with a promising international career. Born in Waziristan, a highly conservative region of Pakistan, she had to disguise herself as a boy when she took up the sport – and later received ominous threats for playing in shorts. “I am a warrior, I was born a warrior,…Details