On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, discusses the lack of media coverage of the massacre of as many as 2,000 people in the town of Baga by Boko Haram militants. Abby then goes over the most outrageous responses to the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and why the clash of civilizations mentality when it comes to these type of acts is so misleading. Abby then speaks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, Chris Hedges, about the roots of the attacks in France and the relationship between global events and the rise of radicalization.
Swedes expressing solidarity with Muslims have organized events of support and love after a series of recent attacks on mosques.
In the city of Uppsala, where anti-Muslim rhetoric was scrawled onto a mosque wall on Thursday, hundreds of people pasted red paper hearts and messages of support onto the building’s entrance ahead of Friday prayers.
A day before the so-called love bombing, police said a Molotov cocktail was hurled at the mosque without causing a fire.
Khalid Yasin gives some advice to new Muslims about visiting un-Islamic events. Video taken from the lecture, ‘Dawah in the West’.
WikiLeaks has been around for some time thanks to Julian Assange. In fact, the treasure trove of info we have access to gave us an early look into the workings of IS Group (aka ISIS or ISIL). What other insights could the classified documents have on current news events?
877-Why-Islam presents the story of Sr. Zainab Ismail, nicknamed the Sheikha of the health and fitness industry. She is a fitness and nutrition expert who has had many celebrities from Hollywood and sports as her clients. But a series of events over a few years, brought her to Islam by the Mercy of Allah SWT. Her yearning for the closeness to Allah led her to accept Islam not once but twice. She shares the importance of supporting new Muslims and accommodating them in our communities.