By Aftab Borka
Special to The Oakland Press
A local imam and the executive director of Council of American-Islamic Relations in Southfield has rejected a recent study that says more than 80 percent of mosques in America promote moderate to severe violence.
“The report is a bunch of rubbish” said Dawud Walid of CAIR about the study Continue reading
By Abdul Malik Mujahid | SoundVision.com
Yesterday, I prayed in a Masjid where the leader announced that if you don’t vote you don’t exist. He explained that in his county, laws are being passed which will make it almost impossible for Muslims to build Masjids. The only way to counteract this is by voting.
After his speech, someone who was also listening shared with me how a bar was built in his neighborhood because of Muslim voter apathy. This was in an area with a Masjid.
It started like this: the Muslim community heard about the plan and 40 people decided to approach the alderman of that town for a hearing on this issue. Along with them, 10 others attended in support of the bar.
The alderman asked: “How many of you are citizens?” All of the Muslims except one raised their hands. All 10 of the proponents of the bar raised their hands.
The alderman then asked the Muslims how many of them were registered to vote. Out of the 40, only four raised their hands. When he asked the same of Continue reading
Foreign Policy posted this interesting and alarming link at their website. There are few interesting things that I noticed.
On slide 15, it shows that these Radicals are also on Facebook with “200 fans.” Now if you compare this with other Islamic oriented pages on Facebook that are not that famous and are not affiliated with any famous organizations like Productive Muslim, Islamic Studies have many more fans than this. This is one example that it shows that it’s the small group but is highly organized.
Moreover, many of these people are working on their own by listening radical leaders on YouTube and Internet Forums, creating videos and posting on YouTube that are emotional and arouse people to do something against leadership (foreign and domestic!). The ignorance of Islam (limited or no understanding of Islam) combined with zealousy or political/financial situation of the person or his family all contributes to this radicalism.
Ulema (Muslim Religious Scholars) of Islam have always stood against Radicalism and Extremism. If you want to read a book on this subject (especially for Muslims) read “Islamic Awakening between Rejection and Continue reading
A radical church in Florida, under the leadership of Pastor Terry Jones will be hosting an “International Burn Quran Day” on September 11th, commemorating the death of Americans on 9/11 attacks.
Those who share the values of Pastor Jones and his radical church, and would like to participate in this burning, you must be wondering how you can get the Holy Qura’n?
Well, you can start by watching the video below that provides you an easy way to get a copy of the translation of the Qura’n.
Don’t leave without watching the video below though!!
On the other hand, you can also checkout the links after the video, which will help you receive a Qura’n for FREE.
If the video doesn’t appear, please click here to watch it on Youtube.
If you want to receive a copy of the Qura’n delivered at home you may request it for FREE by checking out this website and choosing the appropriate option.
The best part of these two options (1- from video | 2nd- The link) is that the Quran will be FREE !!
Note: You may watch the interview of CNN’s Rick Sanchez with the Radical Pastor. Read an article at the Christian Post.
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