Saudi authorities have arrested more than 10 prominent activists, many of them women, and are describing them as “traitors.”
I remember almost a year ago, the enormous crowds that came together all across France, to rally against extremism. This
Tehran must be made to feel the heat that comes from its policy; this can happen only by the West making the cost too exorbitant - and not through concessions.
By blindly insisting the creation myth of the Semitic tribes who became the Jewish people is fact - and telling children it is a valid alternative to the Big Bang - evangelical Christians are attributing to God the lack of imagination that cripples their own view of both humanity and the wider universe.
For nine years in a row a controversial resolution on, "Combating Defamation of Religions," described by some as an, "international blasphemy law," has been consistently losing support in the United Nations General Assembly.
I am definitely against the niqab for a variety of reasons: Many people see it as a visual proof of subordination of females. People in the United Kingdom see it as a rejection of British culture and refusal to integrate. One is tempted to ask why they don't choose to live in an Islamic country and enjoy their Hijabs and Niqabs unhindered and unnoticed.
Compared to previous years, the number of hate preachers invited by University Islamic Societies this year has been relatively low. However, an upcoming guest of the UCL Medical School Islamic Society has dampened our hopes.