There are many ways to be a feminist. There are many ways to show solidarity. It should go without saying that there are many ways to practice Islam. In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and the subsequent spate of abuse and assaults against Muslims living in Western countries, it is important that… Read More Muslim Feminisms: Solidarity Before Censure
April 13, 2015 As I read through Aliya Manjee’s editorial ‘I’m Muslim, Pro-Palestine and Visited Israel’, I couldn’t help but feel that despite first-hand experience, her comments about Israel and Palestine were remarkably reductive. Manjee is candid about her political position (identifying as Pro-Palestine as early as the headline) and her personal identity (Shia-Ismaili-Muslim). She… Read More Moderate Islam and Palestine solidarity: A response to Aliya Manjee
March 25, 2014 Ihsaan Gardee, Executive Director of the National Council for Canadian Muslims
October 2011 Dear Mr. Harper, What is Islamicism? Is there a Christianityism? Or a Judaismism? What is the difference between Islamicism and Islam? In all my years of studying, exploring and practising my faith, surely I would have come across such a monumental distinction, or potentially relevant offshoot of what I thought was my religion.… Read More IslamoWhat?!