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Angola prisoner Herman Wallace is dying of liver cancer after 42 years in solitary confinement. A member of the
so-called Angola Three, Wallace and two others were in jail for armed robbery, then accused in 1972 of murdering a prison guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola prison. The men say they were framed because of their political activism as members one of the first prison chapters of the Black Panther Party. Wallace’s…
TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - A woman sentenced to 20 years in prison after firing a "warning shot" during an
argument with her abusive husband won a new trial on Thursday in a case under Florida's controversial self-defense law.
A state appeals court ruled that Marissa Alexander, 32, deserved a new trial because the judge failed to properly instruct the jury regarding her claim of self-defense.
No one was injured in the shooting but because…Continue
Nevertheless, a Muslim’s desire to implement Sharia is a fundamental facet of our religion. Islam is not simply praying, fasting and reading the Quran. We cannot pick and choose which types of worship we want to do...
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A Nigerian woman has been crowned Muslim Miss World in the final of a beauty pageant organised by a women's group in direct response to the mainstream Miss World competition taking place in Indonesia.
Miss Nigeria, Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola, 21, won the Miss Muslimah…Continue
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ABUJA, Nigeria — A shootout between extremists and Nigerian security forces rocked the nation’s capital early
Friday, according to a Nigerian…Continue
Almighty Allah says in the Qur’an in Surah An-Noor (interpretation): “And say to the believing women that they should
lower their gaze and guard their modesty…” [24:31]
This weekend in Saudi Arabia - where I currently reside - will mark the nation's National Day observances. The nation
celebrates their national day on September 23rd, the documented date of the founding of the modern Saudi state.
Having lived here - on expatriate status - for a number of years, and in relative contentment, I thought this time on how, if I were a Saudi national, I would hope I would greet my country's National Day and the pride it…Continue
Tunisian women who have travelled to Syria to offer themselves to Islamist fighters are returning
Tunisian women who travelled to Syria to offer themselves to Islamist opposition fighters in sexual jihad are returning pregnant, a government minister has claimed…Continue
Peace has many faces.
Soumaya Khalifa, Peachtree City, Georgia
We often think of it as the desired goal when bringing warring parties to the bargaining table to negotiate a workable compromise.
Soumaya, 56, is devoted to forging bridges with her Christian and Jewish counterparts. In the recent past, she worked with the World Council of Churches, a global organization of more than 300 churches, on an international conference where…Continue
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/16/13) –- The Tuesday release of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) report,
"Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States 2011-2012," will be delayed until further notice due to the fatal shootings at the Washington Navy Yard near the civil rights organization's Capitol Hill headquarters.
CAIR had scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning to…Continue
New report will detail groups focused on promoting anti-Islam prejudice and the money available to them
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/13/13) –- On Tuesday, September 17, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a press conference to release its latest report, "Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States 2011-2012."
WHAT: CAIR to Release Report on U.S. Islamophobia Network and Its…Continue
What does beer and alcohol, lottery tickets, drug paraphernalia, and pornography have to do with Muslims living…
Imam Mansour Sabree