Posts Tagged ‘Freedom’

The Church on the Hill

By Fatima Siwaju As a Muslim woman living in Trinidad and Tobago, I’m used to standing out. At school, I was amongst a handful of students who wore the hijab (headcovering) and yet, I never felt insecure about my appearance. I took dance classes, played the steel pan, participated in debates, and played cricket, all in […]

Syria: A Call for Freedom

“Is everything ok, Jiddo (Grandpa)?”“Yes, Alhamdullilah (Praise be to God), everything is fine. We’re doing fine.” “Are you sure?” “Yes. There’s nothing here. We’re all doing fine. Send my greetings to everyone. Ma’asalama (Goodbye).” Click… Ask Syrian Americans about their conversations with relatives or friends back home and you’ll hear a similar story. Decades of […]

Message from Cairo – Imam Suhaib Webb

BismilLah al-Rahman al-Raheem | In the name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. Dear brothers and sisters in humanity, I write to you from the honorable city of Cairo. Cairo is a city where, from one block to another, you will encounter thousands of years of history. The city is now witnessing another historic […]

Freedom Flotilla Updates

WebbStaff Note: Please comment with any additional informational links or action items we can do. Jazakum Allahu khayran! On May 31, Israel attacked – in international waters – the Freedom Flotilla, a six ship fleet carrying aid to the besieged Gaza Strip. The Flotilla was carrying 10,000 tons of aid and about 700 peaceful activists […]

Imprisonment of the Body, Liberation of the Soul

Why Islam Can Liberate the Souls of Prisoners: Lessons Learned from the Life of Ahmed ibn Taymiyya “How many of us would be able to overcome our desires and resist the temptation of sin? How many of us even lower our gaze when we look upon something that we are not supposed to? The real […]