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Access to Education and the Muslim World

Education is one of the most indispensable issues for all social reformers and policy makers. No breakthrough is possible without educating man and making him capable of acquiring basic cognitive

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Is Freedom of Speech Absolute?

One of the rights which civilized communities and societies agree that every individual must be able to enjoy is the right for freedom of speech. What exactly is freedom of

Nepal: Understanding Tragedy and Lending a Helping Hand

On April 25th, 2015, an earthquake struck Nepal just before noon local time followed by nearly two dozen aftershocks, including a magnitude-6.6 aftershock an hour afterwards. Hospitals were overflowing with

Freddie Gray, the Riots, and the Media

The riots in Baltimore have been difficult to follow, let alone understand by standards of the news–labels and categories have already been given to the rioters, there hasn’t even been

Palestine: A New Tide of Support

From newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s promise that he will not allow a free Palestine to the United Nations report stating more Palestinian civilians were killed in 2014

Community Affairs 2 Comments

Toronto Textbook Controversy and the Media Circus

Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, resident scholar of the ISIJ who has been at the face of the issue, has assured the wider community that an internal review is underway to determine

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The Question of Religious Identity

A recent article by The Independent’s Robert Fisk about racism in Arab countries has given fresh impetus to debates regarding racism within not just in Arab countries, but the Muslim

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The World’s Largest Open-Air Gulag

Have you heard much lately about the 1.5 million Palestinians illegally imprisoned by the Israeli government in the world’s largest open-air Gulag? Their dire living conditions, worsened by a selective

Opinion 2 Comments

Hoodies, Hijabs, and Condemning Oppression

The recent killing of Shaima alAwadi in California has united organizations across many different demographics to condemn the brutal killing of a mother of five in what authorities believe was

Community Affairs 9 Comments

It’s a Girl!

When we analyze history, we will find that there are numerous occasions where the female offspring have brought special honor to the family till the end of time. For example,