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Keyword: Injustice

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Daily News Analysis

Saudi court sentences gang-rape victim to 200 lashes, 6-month jail term

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14362015-03-07

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.

Daily News Analysis

Widespread anger in US after police officer acquitted in black teenager’s killing

Crescent International

Safar 03, 14362014-11-26

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

Letters To The Editor

Saudi corruption, nepotism and inequality

Mohammed H. Siddiq

Dhu al-Qa'dah 06, 14352014-09-01

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.

Daily News Analysis

Two more girls raped in India; two police officers among rapists

Crescent International

Sha'ban 01, 14352014-05-30

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.

Daily News Analysis

Egypt bars peace activists’ entry into besieged Gaza

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 05, 14352014-03-06

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.

Opinion

Thirty years of neither fear, nor favor

Afeef Khan

Rajab 12, 14362013-03-01

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?

Daily News Analysis

Ilham Aliyev is trying to outdo Qaddafi

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 14, 14342013-02-24

It seems Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan is trying to outdo Qaddafi in all aspects of his despotic policies.

Editorials

Egyptians approve new constitution

Zafar Bangash

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

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.

Letters To The Editor

Open letter to President Obama, re: Newtown

Siraj Ali

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

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?

News & Analysis

Some British citizens more equal than others

Fahad Ansari

Dhu al-Hijjah 16, 14332012-11-01

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.

Editorials

Annual ritual at the UN II

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 14, 14332012-10-01

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.

Letters To The Editor

Religion banned?

Name withheld upon request

Shawwal 14, 14332012-09-01

The Saudis want to ban religious activities also during Hajj and Umrah. What else do they plan to ban?

Letters To The Editor

Attack on Gen. Dempsey’s plane

Abdullah Hendrix

Shawwal 14, 14332012-09-01

Who was behind the attack on General Dempsey’s plane in Kabul? A reader offers an interesting alternative perspective.

Letters To The Editor

Forgotten?

Valdo C. Orozco

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

I recall reading that incarcerated Muslims in prison are the “Forgotten Muslims.” I asked myself, why?

News & Analysis

Shaker Aamer: husband, father and hostage of the West

Fahad Ansari

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

In war, numerous tactics are used to weaken the enemy with a view to its ultimate defeat.

Islamic Movement

Tarek Mehanna and the myth of US free speech

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

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.

News & Analysis

US: dictatorship and extra-judicial executions

Fahad Ansari

Jumada' al-Ula' 09, 14332012-04-01

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).

Opinion

Riots provide a glimpse of Britain’s under-class and a challenge for British Muslims

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 03, 14322011-09-01

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.

News & Analysis

Torontonians still angry a year after G20 summit

Tahir Mahmoud

Rajab 29, 14322011-07-01

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...

Opinion

Annual ritual at the UN I

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

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.

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