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‘The rot of Tory Islamophobia goes all the way to top’

The United Kingdom’s Conservative Party has an endemic problem with Islamophobia, and its failure to deal with it has enabled a culture of intolerance and hate against the country’s Muslims, critics say. Over the past year, Conservative politicians and members have posted anti-Muslim rhetoric on social media, prompting accusations that Islamophobia[…]

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Never too late

This forms part of a series of hajj stories by Dr Salim Parker. More stories can be found at hajjdoctor.co.za ‘How I wish that my Mom would embrace Islam,’ Kashiefa* said. She was a recent revert and was passionately yearning to learn more about our Deen. She and her husband[…]

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ICC approves probe into Myanmar’s alleged crimes against Rohingya

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved a full investigation into Myanmar‘s alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as the Southeast Asian nation faces mounting legal pressure worldwide over the treatment of the minority ethnic group. ICC judges on Thursday backed a prosecution request to investigate allegations of crimes against humanity and persecution over[…]

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Ritual animal slaughter ban unites Muslims & Jews against European ‘ecofascism’ – Zizek

Belgium’s creeping ban on kosher and halal slaughter reeks of “right-wing ecology,” not animal rights, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek tells RT, noting that secular slaughterhouses are far greater hotbeds of animal cruelty. “If you’re just somebody concerned with suffering of animals, wouldn’t it be more logical to begin with what[…]

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Pleas for Qurbani to be conducted humanely

While hujaaj prepare for the official start of the Hajj pilgrimage, Muslims in South Africa and around the world prepare for Eid al-Adha, or the “Eid of sacrifice”. Muslims across the globe will mark Eid al-Adha by slaughtering animals as an act of sacrifice. However, for those with questions surrounding[…]

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