By: Haroon Moghul
Last week, The New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi published “A Theology of Rape,” a report as important as it is horrifying. Unfortunately, like several recent exposés on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), including Graeme Wood’s website-busting What ISIS Really Wants, Callimachi’s reporting is unusually receptive to the movement’s claims. Namely, that plausible Islamic arguments can be made for slavery, rape, and other crimes.
In support of his own argument that ISIS isn’t just “Islamic,” but “very Islamic,” Wood cited Princeton academic Bernard Haykel who insists that anyone who denies ISIS’ Islamic authenticity is being disingenuous (who says this is never elaborated on). Wood then proceeded to analyze ISIS’ “Islamicity” based almost entirely on Haykel, several fringe Muslim scholars, ISIS sympathizers, and no mainstream voices.
Topic: Charlie Hebdo Attack in France Talk show host: James O’Brien
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A Muslim girl gets called out by her friends to go to a party and while at the party she gets drugged and from there the men that drugged her raped her and when her father got the news he died on the spot. A Muslim boy goes with a friend who steals a car and then blames the Muslim for the crime so he gets sent to jail, some really scary but true stories and all as a result of being around bad friends. This is a great show you don’t want to miss.
Benefits to be learned from watching the show
1. The difference between good and bad friends
2. Why bad company is the worst company
3. Scary true stories of real situations
4. How bad friends can destroy your Deen
5. How to know when you should change your friends
6. Friends that you have grown close to
7. How to respectfully part ways but leave the door open
All this and more on TheDeenShow this week
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of waging a “war of genocide” in Gaza and vowed to pursue its leaders for war crimes.
The latest war in Gaza in July and August – the third war in the Gaza Strip in six years – killed 2,140 Palestinians, mostly civilians.
877-Why-Islam goes to Brazil slums and brings you first hand account of the most widespread and dangerous problems faced by humanity – poverty, hunger and crime. Islam was revealed as a practical religion that covers all aspects of our lives, and it is intended to be implemented in our lives. It brings the message of peace and justice.
Many young muslims are finding it hard leaving a life of crime behind today on Deen Check we speak about the fitnah of the street life and also ways one can leave the streets.
On the anniversary of last year’s Rabaa Massacre, Human Rights Watch has released a report that finds the killing of more than 800 people by Egyptian forces to be planned and methodical.
By: Sara Saleh
Israel’s war on Gaza is as much about oppression as it is about public relations, and winning the propaganda battle. Sara Saleh unravels the spin.