The Saudi regime and its court system are run by primitive savages. This was proved yet again when a gang-rape victim was sentenced to 200 lashes and six-month jail term for speaking to the media against the court verdict. The rapists--seven men--got away lightly.
Judicial lynching is still a part of life in the US, especially for blacks. The grand jury's verdict to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown reflects this grim reality. Thousands of people have been protesting for the second night running in more than 90 cities across the US
The Saudi regime is rotten to the core and must be removed for the sake of the people of Arabian Peninsula and the broader Muslim Ummah, says letter writer Mohammed H. Siddiq who is originally from the Hijaz.
Rape is becoming so widespread in India that many women are now afraid to come out. Women are targeted everywhere: in the cities as well as villages as the horrible case of two young girls gang-raped on May 27 shows. The assailants included two police officers. Where should the victims turn to for help if the police themselves are involved? India claims to be the world's largest democracy; it is the world's biggest rapist nation.
The military-backed regime in Egypt is determined to tighten the siege of Gaza on orders from their zionist masters. The latest move comes with international peace activists, all of them women including Nobel Laureate, Mairead Maguire, denied entry into Egypt on their way to Gaza to participate in Women's Day celebrations and to express solidarity with them. The zionists are ecstatic.
America not only touts its freedoms, it sends mad bombers around the world to spread them. Yet, right in its capital city, Washington DC, committed Muslims, most born in the US, have been deprived of their religious right to pray inside their masjid at the behest of the Saudis. Whither the freedom of these Muslims?
It seems Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan is trying to outdo Qaddafi in all aspects of his despotic policies.
Long line up characterized the two rounds of referendum to approve Egypt’s new constitution. The overall approval rate was 64% despite attempts by the opposition to disrupt the vote.
Why is it that so many tears have been shed for the children killed in Newtown, Connecticut while US President Obama routinely orders the killing of innocent children and women in other parts of the world without a thought spared for their plight?
The extradition of Babar Ahmad, Syed Talha Ahsan, Khalid al-Fawwaz, Adel Abdul Bary and Abu Hamza to the US to face terrorism charges while refusing to extradite white British citizen Gary McKinnon exposes British hypocrisy and injustice.
The UN has become virtually irrelevant to the affairs of the world since it is in the grip of western powers that refuse to allow justice or fairness to prevail.
The Saudis want to ban religious activities also during Hajj and Umrah. What else do they plan to ban?
Who was behind the attack on General Dempsey’s plane in Kabul? A reader offers an interesting alternative perspective.
I recall reading that incarcerated Muslims in prison are the “Forgotten Muslims.” I asked myself, why?
In war, numerous tactics are used to weaken the enemy with a view to its ultimate defeat.
Dr. Tarek Mehanna, an American-born Muslim citizen, was handed a 17-year-prison sentence by a Boston court on April 12 for no greater “crime” than exercising his First Amendment right to free speech.
When it comes to the War on Terror, it appears there is always a possibility to find legal justification for just about anything. Despite there being an “absolute” prohibition on torture under international law, John Yoo, then a Deputy Assistant Attorney at the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC).
The riots in London and other British cities that briefly captured world headlines last month were not unexpected. Ever since the economic downturn began to bite, and particularly since the election last year of a right-wing government dogmatically committed to cutting the benefits of the poorest and the taxes of the wealthiest, social commentators have been warning of the possible reactions to such measures.
A full year after the mayhem that gripped Toronto during the G20 summit, Torontonians still do not have answers to many questions. Who ordered the police to go berserk arresting more than 1100 people...
Each new session of the United General Assembly in September opens with much fanfare. Not much is achieved at the UN except that leaders of different countries get an opportunity to talk about their pet subject. Few people, whether inside or outside the assembly chambers, pay the slightest attention.