Mientras el debate de Jesús blanco se enfurece, el Islam sufre su propio juicio racial

El impulso mundial por la justicia racial ha provocado un debate dentro de algunas comunidades musulmanas sobre las ilustraciones excesivamente blancas de figuras clave de la tradición islámica, en particular los doce imanes tan venerados en el chiismo.

White Jesus Feature photo

While the vigorous and often bitter debate around depictions of “White Jesus” continues to rage, a similar, but quieter discussion is taking place within Islamic communities on the subject of overly white illustrations of key figures in the Muslim tradition, particularly the twelve imams so revered in Shiaism, an subsect of Islam that comprises

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La justicia es indivisible: volver a colocar a Palestina en el centro del activismo musulmán estadounidense

En muchas mezquitas de los Estados Unidos, Palestina, Cachemira, Afganistán y otros lugares de gran y perpetua injusticia apenas se mencionan. Quizás, argumenta Ramzy Baroud, por temor a que hacerlo los coloque en el radar del FBI o de las agencias locales de aplicación de la ley.

Palestinian American Muslims Feature photo

It was nearly twenty years ago at a Muslim conference in Washington D.C. that I heard the distressing argument that Palestine should not be made a central topic in the American Muslim political agenda. The point, which took many by surprise, was enunciated by a young American Pakistani Muslim academic, whose name is not important for my purpose

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Un juego de riesgo de la vida real: por qué el civilizismo es la mayor amenaza para los derechos humanos en el siglo XXI

Los verdaderos valores liberales y los derechos humanos enfrentan su mayor amenaza hasta la fecha, un sistema de gobierno global en rápido crecimiento basado en alianzas oportunistas arraigadas en el populismo y una apuesta sin restricciones por el poder, sostiene el Dr. James Dorsey.

Hungary Israel

Many have framed the battle lines in the geopolitics of the emerging new world order as the 21st century’s Great Game. It’s a game that aims to shape the creation of a new Eurasia-centred world, built on the likely fusion of Europe and Asia into what former Portuguese Europe minister Bruno Macaes calls a “supercontinent.” For now, the Great Game

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The Christchurch Shooting and the Normalization of Anti-Muslim Terrorism

The real forces responsible for the destruction of many Muslim-majority countries and the current chaos present in many Western countries are not generated by civilian populations or religions but instead by the global oligarchy that engineers and profits from this chaos.

New Zealand | Mosque Shooting

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND -- What is without question the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history took place on Friday when shooters, 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant among them, opened fire at two Christchurch mosques. Four, including Tarrant, have been arrested for the heinous act, which claimed at least 49 innocent lives. Tarrant was

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IDF Videos Aimed Squarely at Spurring Arab-on-Arab Hate and Sectarianism

The head of the IDF’s Arabic language media division has been making a series of videos hoping to undermine Arab support for Palestine and foment hate against Iran.

IDF Arabic media spokesman Avichay Adraee.

GAZA – A new video released by an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) spokesman has unnerved many in the global Muslim community for its use of sectarian rhetoric and slurs targeting Shia Muslims that are often used by leaders of extremist Wahhabi terror groups. The video, released on social media on Thursday and already with more than 20,000 views,

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Beyond Fasting: What We Can All Learn From Ramadan

It’s a holiday intended for introspection and community, something Muslims and non-Muslims alike can benefit from.

Makkah Ali and Ikhlas Saleem, co-hosts of the Identity Politics podcast, use Ramadan as a time to control physical impulses, such a backbiting or anger, and renew their spirituality. (Photo: Sakeenah Saleem)

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan begins this week, and the first thing that many non-Muslims envision is a month of fasting under blazing desert suns. Ramadan isn’t as simple as that, even for Muslims who practice the holiday in the West. Muslims who observe Ramadan in majority non-Muslim countries face unique challenges. While many Muslims live in

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