The BBC recently broadcasted a documentary titled "Undercover with the Clerics: Iraq's Secret Sex Trade." The program focused on Iraqi religious leaders who are turning young Muslim women and girls into prostitutes, convincing them to practice "nikah mut'ah" (pleasure marriage or temporary Continue Reading
‘Illegal Superstition’: China Jails Muslims For Practicing Islam, Relatives Say
Emily Feng / NPR This August, Aibota Zhanibek received a surprising callin Kazakhstan from a relative through Chinese chat app WeChat. It was about her sister, Kunekai Zhanibek. Aibota, 35, a Kazakh citizen born in China, knew that Kunekai, 33, had been held for about seven months in a Continue Reading
Is the Spirit of Allah also God?
CIRA International Contrary to the God of Christianity, Muslims believe that Allah is not JUST a singular being but also a singular person. As we continue with this series, Al Fadi and Sam Shamoun unearth more evidences within the Quran to ask the Question: Does the Quran teach that not only Continue Reading
We Muslims Must Fight Anti-Semitism In Our Own Communities
Zaid Jilani / Forward / September 4, 2019 Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise across the country. Last week alone, three Orthodox Jews were attacked in Brooklyn in vicious hate crimes, just the most recent attacks in a year that saw two synagogue shootings. From spray-painted swastikas to Continue Reading
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