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Dark Tales from inside Egypt’s Hell Hole Prisons

  Umar Stambuli – Cii News | 10 Jumadal Ukhra 1436/31 March 2015 “I saw death. In order to be able to survive in prison, one must refrain from complaining, even if the cops put a stick up *****,” said a detained photojournalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada Ziada at Abu Zaabal …

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Roshnee Ijtima 2015 – What it’s all about

Azhar Vadi | 11 Jumadul Ukhra 1436 – 01 April 2015 It’s not about the numbers of people that are expected to gather  in Roshnee this weekend, south of Johannesburg, for another of South Africa’s annual Tabligh Jamaat Ijtima or mass gatherings. It’s not about whether there will be dhal …

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Cecil John Rhodes was a mass Imperialist

Opinion | Guest Contributor | 2015.03.30 | 9 Jumadal Ukhra 1436 H   Image Credit – Defaced King George V statue in Durban covered in paint with signs hanging from it calling for an end to white privilege. A statue of Cecil John Rhodes in Africa is like a monument …

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US Backs Saudi Airstrikes Against Houthis In Yemen

By Niles Williamson 26 March, 2015 WSWS.org The Saudi ambassador to the United States, Adair Al Jubeir, announced Wednesday night from Washington, D.C. that his country, in coordination with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar, had begun airstrikes on Houthi rebel positions inside Yemen. He said that Saudi …

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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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Journalistic Standards in the Spotlight

By : Aayesha Soni A story regarding the attack of an author, Zainub Dala, supposedly inspired by her public lauding of Salman Rushdie has been making the rounds. I am stunned a story loaded with so many insinuations and extrapolations of the facts has even been published. It most certainly …

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Clampdowns & labour camp punishment for Tabligh Jamaat in Kazakhstan

umm Abdillah, Radio Islam Programming, 2014.03.24 | 3 Jumadal Ukhra 1436 H     Four members of the Tabligh Jamaat movement in southeastern Kazakhstan were sentenced in January 2015 to 20-months’ imprisonment each. Participation in the Tabligh Jamaat is banned in Kazakhstan. Like a similar December 2014 Tabligh Jamaat–related criminal …

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The nation is less safe with Netanyahu at the helm

EDITORIAL Wednesday 18 March 2015 Israel elections: The nation is less safe with Benjamin Netanyahu at the helm  Against all predictions, Likud and Benjamin Netanyahu have come out on top in Israel’s parliamentary elections, winning 30 seats in the Knesset to the Zionist Union’s 24. Mr Netanyahu is likely therefore …

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Genocide In Iraq

Review: “Genocide In Iraq Volume II. The Obliteration Of A Modern State” By Abdul-Haq Al-Ani & Tariq Al-Ani By Dr Gideon Polya 15 Marc, 2015 Countercurrents.org Dr Abdul-Haq Al-Ani and Tariq Al-Ani have published “Genocide in Iraq Volume II. The Obliteration of a Modern State” (Clarity Press, 2015),  a carefully documented, …

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