Written by Lina Abdul Wahab Habib Umar bin Hafiz calls upon us all to teach people about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), his life, his character, his call, his different states, his beauty, his perfection and his kindness and to teach about the Prophet’s light, by allowing it to shine through our words and deeds. According to Habib Umar, amongst us are […]
Answered by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) on Muwasala.org These are difficult times for Muslims in America. Recently young Muslims have been killed and an Islamic centre has been burnt down. What advice do you have for us? These are some of the tribulations that occur at […]
Imam Zaid Shakir addresses the Chapel Hill shooting in his Friday khutbah in Michigan. See also, his comments shortly after the tragedy unfolded, “May the deaths of these beautiful young people, and all others who have perished as a result of senseless, inexcusable violence, anywhere, not be in vain. May they motivate us all to […]
A moving and age appropriate guide for parents struggling to explain the Chapel Hill tragedy to their children, written by California-based teacher, Hina Khan-Mukhtar: Many parents have been asking how to talk about the Chapel Hill homicides with their children. Here is what I wrote to a Facebook friend today. I am focusing on the lives of the three […]
As-Salaam Alaikum, Our condolences to the families of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu Salha and her sister Razan, the three young Muslims who were murdered yesterday in North Carolina. May their entrance into Paradise be swift and sure, as is the case for the martyr (a martyr is an innocent victim of violence, not a suicide […]
Three young American Muslims, a husband, wife and sister, were killed in their North Carolina home today. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’oun. May Allah grant Deah Barakat, 23, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21 and Razan Abu-Salha, 19, His Pardon and Mercy, and may He grant their families beautiful patience, ameen. Law enforcement authorities have charged a 46-year-old […]
Living With Islamophobia – Imam Afroz Ali Radio Interview After 9/11, Muslims all over the world have had to deal with Islamophobia, a condition that has arisen from fear of terrorism and misunderstanding of the religion. We discuss the root of these misperceptions and the best ways to address it with Afroz Ali, founder of Al-Ghazzali […]
A video presentation by Imam Afroz Ali from the SeekersGuidance webinar on Islamophobia. July 23, 2011.
Sh. Hamza Yusuf: Islamophobia Production and Re-Defining Global “Security” Agenda for the 21st Century An important lecture by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Islamophobia, at University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Law School.
Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass media in the hope of balancing its predominantly negative reporting with positive stories pertaining […]