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South Africa: The Halal Kingdom

by Peter Shaw Smith Source: HalalFocus.net  Posted by: MV Media   Although it holds the world’s smallest percentage of Muslims, there are grounds for asserting that South Africa has a highly advanced halal certification programme. The Rainbow Nation is considered one of the five largest producers of halal products worldwide. …

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Xenophobia-Protection Du’as

almiftah.com In times of difficulty as well as ease, we are dependent on Allah Ta’ala. When in prosperity, our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) turned in appreciation to Allah. And when difficulty arose, he (sallallahu’alayhi wasalam) always turned only to Allah.   In light of the recent xenophobic attacks, hereunder are some …

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Xenophobia is a Denial of our own Humanity

  The ‘X’ word has struck again. Foreign, especially nationals from other African nationals, are once more caught in yet another new round of xenophobic attacks. Others have termed the phenomenon ‘Afrophobia,’ as it seems the attacks are mainly targeting immigrants from within the continent. Regardless of the label one …

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Xenophobia – Islamic Perspective

  All praise is due to Allah who has created humanity from a single parenthood. May His choicest salutations continue to descend upon our Master and Leader, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who abolished racism in all its forms. The Noble Qur’an states: “O You who believe! Indeed We have created …

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Tenuous Ties: PEN, ZP Dala and Salman Rushdie

Opinion | Umm Abdillah | Radio Islam Programming | 2015.04.14 | 24 Jumadal Ukhra 1436H     Maverick trickster or suffering artist? High priest of the freedom of expression or incorrigible attention seeker? Visionary revisionist or trouble monger?Borrowed lines set an apt curtain raiser for theatrics Salman Rushdie, PEN America, …

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World silent as Iraqi army and Shia militias slaughter

Cii News | Pic: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images | 18 Jumadal Ukhra 1436 – 09 April 2015 Iraqi army units and Shia aligned militia forces, many emanating from Iran, have been running amok in Iraq as they recapture lost territory previously under the control of the Islamic State (ISIS). In a bid …

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Countering The Lies Of The Mainstream Media  

  By Colin Todhunter 07 April, 2015 Countercurrents.org The site you are reading this article on is part of the ‘alternative’ or ‘independent’ media. Many of these sites do not take advertising and are run on the basis of donations from readers. Many of the authors whose articles appear on …

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What Exactly Is Anti-Semitism?

  By Jayne Gardener What exactly is anti-semitism? The oft-repeated Jewish claim that anti-semitism is simply an irrational hatred of Jews based solely on their Jewishness seems a pretty wild accusation on the face of it, and one that can’t be logically and reasonably defended without indicting all Gentiles on …

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Muslim vs. White Mass Murderers

By Matt Peppe 31 March, 2015 Countercurrents.org In the early months of 2015, there have been two separate mass murders inside France that have generated headlines worldwide for their brutality and disregard for human life. In early January, brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi entered the Paris offices of the satirical …

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OBAMA OFFICIAL: 50 YEAR ZIONIST OCCUPATION MUST END

Two days after his comeback victory in Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to walk back his incendiary pre-election statements. He told American news outlets that he hadn’t really retracted his endorsement of Palestinian statehood. And he pleaded that he hadn’t meant to offend Arab Israelis when he warned …

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