Religious Visions, Testimonies and Conversions

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Fanatical Christians often claim not to have heard of anyone being told by God to leave Christianity, while citing testimonies of "ex-Muslims" hearing directly from Jesus Christ, peace be upon him, to leave Islam. How much weight can we put in these claims, and how should Muslims respond to them? Well…Read more Religious Visions, Testimonies and Conversions

Every moment love’s a new surge of spring

By Bulleh Shah Every moment love's a new surge of spring The lesson of love-rapture when first I read The mosque my heart began to dread Into the Thakur's abode I fled Where a thousand conches sing Every moment love's a new surge of spring When the ways of love-rapture I gained Differences of me…Read more Every moment love’s a new surge of spring

Omid Djalili, commenting on media impartiality…

Jews, Conspiracy, and Islam

By Manwar Ali (Abu Muntasir) JIMAS Anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that some of us find readily acceptable or wish it to be true either takes the form of historical introduction or offered as 'explanations' to the politics of the Middle-east, particularly Palestine. In the former scenario information is extracted a great deal from non-Muslim authors and…Read more Jews, Conspiracy, and Islam

Daniel Ellsberg praises WikiLeaks

By Daniel Ellsberg, Frank Grevil, Katharine Gun, David MacMichael, Ray McGovern, Craig Murray, Coleen Rowley and Larry Wilkerson WikiLeaks has teased the genie of transparency out of a very opaque bottle, and powerful forces in America, who thrive on secrecy, are trying desperately to stuff the genie back in. How far down the United States has slid can be seen, ironically enough, in…Read more Daniel Ellsberg praises WikiLeaks

Response to the UN’s Decision to Remove Sexual Orientation from the Resolution on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

Association of British Muslims calls on the UN General Assembly to reverse its vote on the exclusion of sexual orientation from the Resolution on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions On 16th November 2010, the United Nations’ General Assembly’s Third Committee voted to amend a previous resolution of the General Assembly that had outlawed extrajudicial, summary…Read more Response to the UN’s Decision to Remove Sexual Orientation from the Resolution on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

Idioting Up Over Islam, America’s More Present Dangers

By Pierre Tristam What’s the difference between Koran-burning Terry Jones in Gainesville and Franklin Graham in his North Carolina Boone? Jones is a firefly fanatic, his lasting value about equal to a larval life form. He’s already forgotten. Graham has his father’s name. His father’s congregations. His father’s reputation. He’s soiling and shredding all three…Read more Idioting Up Over Islam, America’s More Present Dangers