• 55 Australian MPs Condemn Israeli War Crimes and Occupation

    17 Aug 2014 |
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    While the pro-Zionist, US lackey Australian Coalition Government and the pro-Zionist, US lackey, Labour Right-dominated Australian Labour Opposition are appallingly united in their support for Apartheid Israel, 54 Australian MPs and the former conservative Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser have … More

  • Artists, Activists and Nobel Peace Laureates Stand Up For Palestinian Rights

    17 Aug 2014 |
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    A diverse group of celebrities, artists, and activists, including American Jews and Palestinians are speaking out for Palestinian human rights in a video released online 30 July, 2014. The video is the first of its kind expression of support for … More

  • ‘The West unable to draw moral red lines Israel may not cross’

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    “Many criticise Israel’s policy of creating new facts on the ground with its settlement policy. This is curious, for the original and most consequential new fact on the ground was the creation of the State of Israel back in 1948, … More

  • On Heroes and Preachers Gaza’s New Resistance Paradigm

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    Although the disparity of the fight between Israel and Palestinian resistance is as highlighted today as ever before, Palestinian resistance has matured. The fact that they killed dozens of soldiers and only three civilians should be noted, as is Israel’s … More

  • Isn’t Israel more than a Zionist State? - I

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    TAJ HASHMI dwells deep upon Israel’s barbarism vis-à-vis the Muslim world in historical perspective and goes on to prove that ‘this lump in the body politic of the Muslim world’ is more than a Zionist state. Essentially, since its emergence … More

Preparation for a Bloodbath?

Irresponsible politicians, whose objective seems to be nothing but power, are stoking prejudices, hatred and enmity among two major communities of Uttar Pradesh. If saner elements do not intervene, media does not play a constructive role, the administration does not … More

DEBATE ON ISLAM

Intentions, Expressions and Actions

By MUHAMMAD SIRAJUDDIN It needs only a little bit of common sense for one to conclude that inconsistencies in how a person thinks, talks and acts (i.e. in mano-wak-kaaya-karma) is unfortunately the precise and singular reason for all the turmoil, … More

EDUCATION

Status of Mosque and Education in Islam

By SAMEEN AHMED KHAN Today, when we mention education, most would seldom think of Islam. Many a time one hears phrases such as secular education and religious education. We need to remind ourselves about the importance and place of education … More

SAHARANPUR RIOTS

Riots Part of Conspiracy to Isolate Muslims

By OUR STAFF REPORTER A delegation comprising leaders of various Muslim organisations, led by Mohammad Ahmad, political secretary, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, visited the riot-hit Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh to find out the ground reality and placate the atmosphere of anger … More

FACE-TO-FACE

PRESENT SCENARIO The Course of Action for Indian Muslim...

MAULANA SYED JALALUDDIN OMARI, Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, in an interview with Urdu monthly Zindagi-e-Nau (August 2014), dwelt upon the scenario prevailing in the country following the recent Lok Sabha elections and suggested the course of action for the citizens, especially … More

FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

My Life was Ready for Journey to Paradise

By ABDUL WALEE GOMEZ My reversion to Islam has alarmed many friends and family members. It seems to them strange and odd for a Latino like me to become a Muslim. Catholicism and Protestantism are the leading religions in Latin … More

INSIDE INDIA

HC DIRECTS UP GOVT. FOR PROBE INTO KHALID MUJAHID CUSTO...

The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court has directed recently the Government of Uttar Pradesh for high level investigation under the DGP into the custodial death of Khalid Mujahid and to report the court about it. The direction has been … More

INSIDE INDIA

CENTRAL AGENCIES ALSO INVOLVED IN TERRORIST ACTIVITIES:...

Ajit Sahi, who is well-known for his investigative journalism, while addressing a public gathering organised by SIO local unit in the coastal town of Bhatkal in Karnataka alleged that the central agencies are also involved in all terrorist activities taking … More

INSIDE INDIA

OPPOSITION TARGETS MODI FOR NOT GREETING NATION ON EID

The Opposition on 5 August targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not being sufficiently effusive in extending greetings to the nation on the festival of Eid, even as he has visited temples across the country, more recently the Pashupatinath Temple … More

INSIDE INDIA

MOB KILLS TRADER BOOKED FOR COW SLAUGHTER

Hours after he was booked on charges of cow slaughter, a Muslim trader was beaten to death allegedly by a Hindutva mob in Pachpedwa police station area of Balrampur district on 6 August. According to the police, residents of Motinagar … More

INSIDE INDIA

DELHI ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR JUSTICE AFTER NEW ATTACKS ON...

The archbishop of New Delhi has urged authorities to take more effective measures in combating religiously motivated violence in the wake of an attack on a Christian church in the north Indian state of Haryana. Vandals damaged two school buses … More

INSIDE INDIA

SC ORDERS STATUS QUO IN HARYANA GURDWARAS

The Supreme Court on 7 August ordered status quo on control of gurdwaras in Haryana and directed the state’s director general of police to ensure that there were no untoward incidents. The fight to control gurdwaras in Haryana erupted between … More

INSIDE INDIA

‘RPSC CHAIRMAN BEING TARGETED AS HE IS A MUSLIM’

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on 5 August accused the state BJP government of targeting and “scaring” the Rajasthan Public Services Commission (RPSC) chairman Habib Khan Gauran since the latter belonged to the minority community. Azad asked why the … More

INSIDE INDIA

POLICE STATIONS HAVE ‘SETTLEMENT’ FEVER, SAY VICTIM...

The raid on a Khar policeman on 4 August, in which the accused escaped, has highlighted the practice of “settlement” rampant at various police stations. Several complainants said when they approached the police, the cops initially suggested they ‘settle’ the … More

INSIDE INDIA

DON’T DISTURB COUNTRY’S SECULAR FABRIC: SC

The Supreme Court on 8 August cautioned non-governmental organisation, Jayati Bharatam, from making allegations that could disturb the country’s secular fabric. Hearing a writ petition filed by the NGO, seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into incidents of conversion … More

INSIDE INDIA

‘PERMIT’ MOVE TO TASLIMA HURTS MUSLIMS

The Muslim community in West Bengal has come down severely on the BJP-led Centre for ‘promising’ author Taslima Nasreen to grant resident permit. Ms Nasreen had told the media that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 2 August ‘promised’ to … More

MUSLIM WORLD

BRITISH MUSLIM MINISTER STEPS DOWN OVER GAZA POLICY

Image with caption: I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza: Baroness Sayeda Warsi Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, United Kingdom’s Senior Minister of State for Faith and Communities on 5 August resigned over the British government’s policy on Gaza, saying: … More

MUSLIM WORLD

REPORT REVEALS EXTENT OF BRITISH ARMING OF ISRAEL

A report has revealed the extent to which the British government has been supplying Israel with military equipment ranging from weapons control and targeting systems to ammunition, drones and armoured vehicles which are being used in the bombardment of Gaza, … More

MUSLIM WORLD

BRITISH POLICE STORM ISRAELI ARMS FACTORY PROTEST

Pro-Palestinian protesters who chained shut the doors of a factory believed to be owned by an Israeli military company which manufactures drone engines for Israel have been arrested and placed in custody by British police. The activists occupied the roof … More

MUSLIM WORLD

SINN FEIN ASKS RETAILERS TO BOYCOTT ISRAELI PRODUCTS

Sinn Fein, Irish republican political party, has asked major retailers and shop owners to stop stocking products made in Israel on their shelves. A campaign is growing in Ireland to support the international movement of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against … More

MUSLIM WORLD

WOUNDED PALESTINIANS ARRIVE IN TURKEY FOR TREATMENT

Four wounded Palestinians were flown into Ankara for medical treatment on 11 August, the first sign of Turkey’s promised plan to evacuate thousands from the Gaza Strip. Turkey said last week it was seeking Israeli and Egyptian agreement for an … More

MUSLIM WORLD

EGYPT GRAND MUFTI REJECTS DEATH SENTENCE AGAINST MB CHI...

Egypt’s top religious leader has dismissed death sentences passed on the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and other members of the movement. On 7 August, Grand Mufti Shawki Allam stated that the case against Mohamed Badie and the other defendants … More

MUSLIM WORLD

EGYPT DISSOLVES FJP

An Egyptian court on 9 August issued a ruling dissolving the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of Muslim Brotherhood, striking another blow in the campaign to crush Egypt’s oldest Islamist movement. The ruling bans the Brotherhood from formal … More

MUSLIM WORLD

HRW SAYS EGYPT GAGGING DISSENT

Human Rights Watch on 11 August accused Egypt’s government of trying to silence all criticism, after two of its top staff members were held at Cairo airport for 12 hours and then denied entry to the country for “security reasons.” … More

MUSLIM WORLD

ERDOGAN’S PRESIDENTIAL WIN STARTS RACE FOR NEW TURKIS...

Turkey’s ruling party on 11 August began deliberations on the shape of the next government after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history by winning the nation’s first direct presidential election. Erdogan’s victory in Sunday’s vote takes him … More

READERS' PULSE

Riots will Weaken Age Old Social Fabric

The pattern of recent riots in Uttar Pradesh which has been orchestrated between Dalits and Muslims, Jats and Muslims and Sikh and Muslims is very dangerous and aimed at harming the cohesiveness of a plural society that we are. Politics … More

READERS' PULSE

Gaza Bleeding and Apathy of Int’l Community

The world is watching the dance of death in Gaza. Israel that is curious to suck the blood of children and women has no more conscience and humanity. The US and European powers, who are not tired of beating the … More

READERS' PULSE

Let’s Save India from Chaos

India’s stand with Israel’s atrocities in Gaza, now reflects the change of power from the liberals to the extremists of the Right. India’s democracy does give hope that future need not be bleak for the liberals, provided Israel’s record is … More

READERS' PULSE

“Compensation in Islam”

This refers to the article “Compensation in Islam” by Syed Kazim, (Radiance Viewsweekly, 3-9 August 2014). No doubt Islam is the complete way of life and has provided guidelines for every aspect of life. The important point here is that … More

REPORT

India must Stick to Its Principle on Gaza: Neelabh Mish...

By OUR STAFF REPORTER Neelabh Mishra, Editor of the Outlook Hindi magazine, while addressing a public meet organised by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind in the national capital on 2 August said India must not compromise its principle on foreign policy and asked … More

REPORT

JIH Voices Concern over Saffronisation of Education

by OUR STAFF REPORTER Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has expressed concern over attempts being made covertly or overtly to saffronise education under the guise of educational reform. It asked the government not to tarnish the image of the minority community and any … More