Archive for June, 2022

News and Analysis 6/6/22

Monday, June 6th, 2022

“The proportion of positive and negative articles was close to 50-50 (Catholics, Jews and Hindus). By contrast, 80% of all articles related to Muslims were negative”:

Under pressure from her own party after international outrage, a BJP politician withdraws  her insulting remarks,:

“The strike, which began on Monday, is the latest in a series of escalating moves by Tunisia’s politicians, institutions and civil society” against Kais Saied’s political coup:

“This year, 14 children have been killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank, including six since May” …

… and “holds the bodies of 103 Palestinians in refrigerators, and an additional 256 have already been buried without allowing families to perform their last rites”:

“Historians say that Prime Minister Modi and his allies’ depictions of the Mughal ruler stretch historical truth for political gain”:

“[I]n stark departure from his campaign promises, Raisi’s administration has kept Iran’s netizens on a tight leash by refusing to order bandwidth expansion in the face of growing demand”:

“By the 16th century, Timbuktu hosted 150 to 180 Qur’anic schools … [and] built great mosques, not only for spiritual practice, but also as centers of learning of mathematics, law, grammar, history, geography, [and] astronomy”:

“The New York Times reported that an official briefed on official intelligence has confirmed Israel informed US officials that they were responsible for” killing the colonel but denies killing the scientist:

Indian Muslims plead that “Parliament has mandated that history and its wrongs shall not be used as instruments to oppress the present and the future” …

… but while the BJP is only started to rid India of Muslims, but on July 7 it shall already have rid its own ranks of any Muslims in Parliament:

News and Analysis 6/4/22

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

As Israeli extremists scream “Death to Arabs,” IDF forces kill, kill, kill:

The “Editors Guild of India, Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders and other free speech advocacy groups” have condemned the arrest of a young man for questioning about an article he could had nothing to do with”:

The truce has been integral to the lowering of fatalities and the allowing of humanitarian aid to those most affected by the devastating conflict“:

Muslim “suspicion of Moscow has deep roots”:

The Center for Islamic Studies at the National University in Jakarta has trained “about 1,000 Islamic clerics who practice environmental protection and provide education in various villages across the country — and the number is growing”:

A “‘source familiar with the case’ said that officers hit Ghaleh-Golab ‘with their fists and kicked him” during his arrest, adding that he is being detained without charge at an undisclosed location and not being allowed to contact his family'”:

“Islam has not given permission for jihad to commit atrocities on a minority or any other person or to kill the person” — Maulana Fayaz Amjadi calls for protection of “minorities in Kashmir” and to all “in the entire country”:

“Despite my white-passing face, my blue eyes and my honest intentions, here I was reduced simply to my name, my place of birth and what was left unspoken in the margins”:

News and Analysis 6/1/22

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

Embarrassed by the storming of Al-Aqsa on Sunday the UAE banned press from Israel’s signing of its “first big trade accord with an Arab state”:

Humans and vegetation are both targets of Israeli violence …

… while Israel hides its “illegal acts as an occupying power” under the cover an exploitative environmentalism:

The BJP move to overrule Islamic scripture violates the Indian constitution’s  guarantee [of freedom to practice and propagate religion]”:

Supporters of the apartheid state plan “to spend over $1 million” to get African-Americans to vote against Tlaib”:

“She was the first Rohingya refugee to be deported from among 170 who were detained by authorities in the region in March 2021″:

“Minneapolis became the first large city in the United States to allow the Islamic call to prayer, or adhan, to be broadcast publicly by … mosques”:

Eight Muslims have been fired as “demand for chicken kormas, chicken changezis, and niharis has gone down after the ban on meat”:

Has Trump’s withdrawal form the Iran deal reached its predictable endpoint?

One of two new Muslim ministers, Australia’s Minister for Industry and Science took his oath office holding a pink Qur’an: