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There is a War Criminal in (Cape) Town

Cii News | 19 Rabi uth Thani 1436/10 February 2015 Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in Cape Town this week. The man loathed worldwide for his his role(amongst other crimes) in the 2003 illegal invasion of Iraq  delivered a keynote address at the Mining Indaba currently underway in …

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Zionists irked by SA minister’s welcoming of Leila Khaled

  Despite bitter Zionist contempt and intense lobbying to thwart the visit, Palestinian liberation icon Leila Khaled touched down in South Africa this morning to a euphoric welcoming reception. “Phenomenal and embarrassing” is how BDS South Africa’s Mohammed Desai described Khaled’s touchdown and subsequent press conference at the OR Tambo …

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France and Islamophobia

Channel Islam International Yesterday at 10:06am ·   A French Muslim couple have had their five children taken away from them after the father was apparently mistakenly suspected of leaving for Syria to fight jihad. The French authorities, which are on high alert following the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January, took …

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Letter from a Muslim Sister

   ‘If you are not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing” There are journalists who report the truth and even risk their lives in doing so. Some have been imprisoned and some have even been killed …

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Women’s Mosque? Women’s Empowerment?

  By Khalid Baig   The Women’s Mosque of America has started operations in Los Angeles. It is not a mosque per se, but the name of a non-profit organization. It began with holding female only Jumuah prayers, in an old synagogue with Stars of David etched on the stained …

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The French have no one to blame but themselves

  Opinion | Guest Contributor | 2015.01.26   I could never condone the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. As a Muslim I am against a kangaroo court justice system and individuals are not allowed to take matters into their own hands. However, I do believe the editor and cartoonist are certainly …

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Lessons That Hollande Failed To Learn From W. Bush’s Plunders

By Ramzy Baroud 23 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org Francois Hollande is not a popular president. No matter how hard the ‘socialist’ leader tries to impress, there never seems to be a no solid constituency that backs him. He attempted to mask his initial lack of experience in foreign affairs with a …

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Close Guantánamo

By Dr. Ludwig Watzal 26 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org 13 years of torture and lawlessness at Guantánamo should be enough for the self-proclaimed flagship democracy. This military camp has made a mockery of the US jurisdiction, which has lost its credibility. For the rest of the world, American democracy is no …

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Western Hypocrisy

  Americans and other westerners ignore atrocities committed by their own governments because government officials and the media have a narrow definition of terrorism, said Noam Chomsky. To demonstrate, the linguist and political scientist compared two reports by the New York Times’ veteran correspondent Steven Erlanger — one following the Paris attacks …

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A Glum and Gloomy Day in Rabi al Awwal

  BY Maulana Khalid Dhorat   January 14, 2015 will go down in history as the day the West, especially the French, signed their own death sentence. And they did it in style too. They did it by first organizing a 4 million people march the weekend before – probably …

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