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The Cartoon Saga

Defending the Honour of Allah’s Beloved Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam In light of recents events (Facebook-World wide, M&G-South Africa) targeting the honour of Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam, it is imperative for Muslims to understand the true nature of these events, the motivation behind them and our response to such …

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Western hostility towards Islam springs from ignorance

A few quotations from westerners about Islam and the Prophet Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam: ‘Sabb ar-rasul, slandering of the Prophet, is one of the worst crimes.’ -Professor Annemarie Schimmel ‘Western hostility towards Islam springs from ignorance.’ -Karen Armstrong ‘There can be little doubt that the public’s perception of Islam has tended …

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Mufti Taqi Usmani urges Muslims to boycott Facebook completely

In today’s (21 May 2010) Friday  khutbah at the Baitul Mukarram mosque in Karachi, Mufti Taqi Usmani, one of the senior most scholars in the world, said to an audience of several thousand individuals to completely boycott Facebook. He lashed out on those who perpetrate such crimes and declared that …

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Facebook: Social Networking or Social Engineering?

By: Mirza Yawar BaigPosted: 6 Jumad al-Thani 1431, 20 May 2010 The big question is, ‘What is social networking and how is it useful?’ Of course you will hear the usual bleating saying, ‘It is so nice to know what my sister is doing….blah, blah.’ So ask this person, ‘Why …

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Freedom of Expression?

By: Khalid Baig Posted: 6 Jumad al-Thani 1431, 20 May 2010 With the latest in-your-face act of the Facebook, the issue is once again attracting headlines. Should Muslims react? How should they react? Where do they stand on the philosophical issue underlying all this? In the media the issue has …

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Islamophobia

‘Islamophobia’ existed from the very time of Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam. The mushrikeen of Makkah left no stone unturned in their efforts to stop the spread of Islam. They would sit on the outskirts of Makkah intercepting travellers, poisoning the minds of the pilgrims to the holy land against Rasulullah …

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Petition against “Jewel of Medina”

URGENT Muslims are humbly urged to write to the Ministries of Arts and Culture and the Home Affairs asking for a complete ban on the blasphemous book ’The Jewel of Madinah’. The addresses of these Ministries follow hereunder.   Ministry of Arts and Culture Mail:    Private Bag X899, PRETORIA, 0001 …

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Hazrat Ayesha (R.A)

The Jewel of Medina- Sherry Jones “a tale of lust, love and intrigue in the prophet Muhammed’s harem.” Three months ago U.S Publisher Random house, one of the biggest book publishers in the world decided to abandon publication of the book “The Jewel of Medina”. The reason, fearing the book …

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