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Granddaughter of Ottoman Sultan smashes stereotypes with novel

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Source: dailysabah.com

A strong, Muslim Indian woman who stands against British colonialists in 19th century India is the central focus of the latest novel by the granddaughter of Ottoman Sultan Murad V. Kenize Mourad’s “In the City of Gold and Silver”, tells the story of Begum Hazrat who stands bravely against the East India Company, but is eventually forced into exile in Nepal. Begum is an orphan and aspiring poet who gains the attention of the Indian ruler and finally becomes his wife. From this powerful position, Begum is a principal figure that leads the uprising against British colonialist in India.

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Documentary Trailer: To Save A Single Life (Video)

Its time to look at some of positive activities that Muslims are engaging in. Example: This film is about American Muslims helping to save lives all across the United States.


To Save A Single Life Trailer from Jawad Jafry on Vimeo.

info-pictogram1 Muslims are involved in great acts of kindness all over the world. This is a story of American Muslims quietly serving the poorest and most vulnerable people all across the United States: even as hate crimes against the Muslims community are at an all time high. The film will confront stereotypes by profiling the important work of dedicated, Muslim health care professionals.

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The media and politicians have failed us in the fight against Islamophobia

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Sourcetheconversation.com

By: Leticia Anderson

Many incidents of violence and harassment directed at Australian Muslims have been reported recently. These are visible confirmation of fears expressed by their community, that support for the government’s new security laws and military action in Iraq would be rallied with “racist caricatures of Muslims as backwards, prone to violence and inherently problematic”.

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