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Article Archive for October 2013

10-Year Old Booted From Bus For Speaking Arabic
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A new lawsuit filed Friday in Brooklyn Federal Court charges that a 10-year-old Brooklyn boy was called a “terrorist” and banned from boarding a bus when he recited a Muslim prayer in Arabic after losing his MetroCard.




Terrorist Supporter Geller Dreams of Putting “Muslims” to AFDI Inquisition
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While I appreciate this article from Imagine2050 exposing Geller and her ilk, my one slight critique would be that they seem to unintentionally buy into the whole narrative of “moderate Muslim” (i.e. good Muslims) vs. bad Muslims.




Turkey breaks another taboo with headscarved deputies in Parliament
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Four AK Party deputies, Sevde Bayazıt Kaçar, Gönül Bekin Şahkulubey, Nurcan Dalbudak and Gülay Samancı, announced that they had decided to cover their heads in line with their religious beliefs after performing hajj in Mecca in October.




Propaganda & Ignorance in Reporting on Iran
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Critical to the success of ISIS’s efforts and the endless self-promotion of its president, David Albright, are the dutiful stenographers in the media who eagerly promote to large audiences their claims as unchallenged fact, without even a shred of skepticism or hint of journalistic integrity.




Asad Q. Ahmed: Islam’s invented Golden Age
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Prof. Asad Q. Ahmed follows his debate with an article in which he further explains his historical analysis and thesis regarding the origin of the “decline narrative” and the reasons for the present state of rational sciences in Muslim majority countries.




Secularists and Christians hold anti-mosque protest in Metz
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Following Génération Identitaire’s anti-Muslim stunt in the Lorraine capital of Metz, two other Islamophobic groups held an anti-mosque protest in the city last Saturday. Thankfully, as you can see from the photo, it didn’t attract much of a turnout.




Police release CCTV of man wanted in connection with attempted arson attack on Al-Hira Centre
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by Bob Pitt

Footage of a man wanted in connection with an attempted arson attack at a mosque has been released by the police.




Génération Identitaire stages anti-Islam stunt in Lorraine
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Des Dômes Et Des Minarets reports on the latest anti-Muslim initiative from the French far-right group Génération Identitaire, who were responsible for a widely publicised occupation of a mosquein Poitiers last year (and presumably also for the anti-Islam banner hung from the same building earlier this month).




Hamza Kashgari Cheats Death by Tweet
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Last March, we cross posted the story from Wajahat Ali’s blog: Goat Milk: Death by tweet? How Hamza Kashgari’s fate will shape the face of Islam today. Arrested in February of last year, he spent 20 months in jail facing charges of apostasy and a possible death sentence for an “offensive” Tweet.




The Dangers of Mainstream Islamophobia
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By BAYLY WINDER

Several weeks ago, my political science professor asked the class, “What is the biggest problem the U.S. government has with Indonesia?” One student replied, “The Muslim majority.”