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
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?!
October 2010 Islamophobia is not like a man who was stabbed on the street and whose wound is now healing. Islamophobia is a chronic and resilient disease, predating 9/11 and ingrained in Western society. Cases like Reverend Terry Jones of Florida and his Qur’an burning madness are often treated like random cases of violent hatred,… Read More Islamophobia in the U.S.