Will Our Story Shine?

While spirituality in its various manifestations is an integral part of our human nature, religious extremism of any kind is never a good thing. Fanatical, politicised extremism within Muslim communities produced the Taliban, Al Qaeda and similar groups, and few dispute the necessity to tackle these forms of religious extremism. However, what is often missed…Read more Will Our Story Shine?

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BBC Panorama – British Schools, Islamic Rules: AOBM’s response

BBC Panorama programme, screened on the night of 22nd of November uncovered "disturbing evidence that some Muslim children are being exposed to extremist preachers and fundamentalist Islamic groups." In addition it documented “part-time schools where hate is on the curriculum." In these schools pupils are being taught through Saudi National Curriculum text books that some Jews…Read more BBC Panorama – British Schools, Islamic Rules: AOBM’s response

Remembrance Day & British Muslims

By Paul S Armstrong While reading a newspaper article to mark Remembrance Day, I noticed reference was made to a despicable demonstration against the event. I would like to draw attention to the way this was reported, "Muslims protesters burn poppies at a Remembrance Day event in Kensington, west London". While it may be true that…Read more Remembrance Day & British Muslims

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

Dr. Shaker Al-Nabulsi: Secularism Will Triumph in the Arab World

December 11, 2008 | Special Dispatch No.2148 Liberal Author Dr. Shaker Al-Nabulsi: Secularism Will Triumph in the Arab World; Terrorism's Crimes Are 'The Death Struggle of Fundamentalism' On May 15, 2008, the liberal Arab website Aafaq.org published an interview with prominent Jordanian-American liberal author Dr. Shaker Al-Nabulsi. In the interview, Al-Nabulsi discussed the meaning of…Read more Dr. Shaker Al-Nabulsi: Secularism Will Triumph in the Arab World

Why Saira Khan wants the burkha banned and why I agree with her

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1195052/Why-I-British-Muslim-woman-want-burkha-banned-streets.html Great article from Saira Khan, I entirely agree with Saira's views on this. Burkhas and niqabs are cultural clothing, from intolerant societies in the Middle East, they have nothing whatsoever to do with Islam! As Saira correctly stated: "I have read the Koran. Nowhere in the Koran does it state that a woman's face…Read more Why Saira Khan wants the burkha banned and why I agree with her

On the basic premise of Socialism

The basic premise of Socialism is class warfare. Socialists believe that rich and privileged people have too much, leaving the poor with nothing. Not considering that many wealthy people achieved their means through hard work. In countries that embraced socialism in it's communist form, the rich were quite literally robbed of their wealth, their lands…Read more On the basic premise of Socialism