Category archives for Human Rights

Debate: Does Sharia Law negate Human Rights?

This Debate occurred on 8th December 2011 and was co-hosted by One Law for All and UCL-ASHS. Debate: Sharia Law Negates Human Rights. For the motion: 1) Maryam Namazie – Human rights campaigner, spokesperson One Law for All. 2) Anne-Marie Waters – Lawyer, spokesperson One Law for All. Against the motion and defending Islam: 1) […]

Khalifatul Masih V, International leader of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community recommending an Italian Author

Khalifatul Masih V, International leader of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (Hudhur) quoted from a book by Prof. Laura Veccia Vaglieri, in a recent Friday sermon and highly applauded it.  The book is titled, An interpretation of Islam.  He said in this sermon among other things: An Italian professor, Laura Veccia Vaglieri writes that slavery has been around ever since human civilisation […]

Connecting the Dots: Education and Religious Discrimination in Pakistan — A Study of Public Schools and Madrassas

This study was sponsored by: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) was created by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 as an  entity separate and distinct from the State Department. USCIRF’s principal responsibilities are to review the facts and circumstances of violations  of religious freedom internationally and […]

Islam faces the greatest danger from Islamist extremists

By Qasim Yousafzai For CentralAsiaOnline.com Shehrbano Taseer, daughter of slain Pakistani Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, spoke at a panel discussion at UN European headquarters in Geneva WASHINGTON, D.C. – Islam’s greatest threat comes from those who claim to be serving it – extremist militants, Shehrbano Taseer, daughter of slain Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, said June 27. Shehrbano said that militants, […]

Child abuse victims sue Pope for ‘crimes against humanity’

Courtesy / Source: Malta.com An international group for victims of sexual abuse by priests said today they were suing Pope Benedict XVI through the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) said it had filed a complaint calling on the court to “take action and […]

Muslims For Life Blood Drive Honors 9/11 Victims in Rochester NY

Source / Courtesy: YNN As the 10th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th nears, people across the world are preparing to remember.  As part of a nationwide effort, Rochester’s Muslim community honored victims of the tragedy by hosting a blood drive. “In the Koran it says if you save one life, it’s like you […]

Abou ben Adam: Loving and serving the fellow men!

Abou ben Adam (may his tribe increase!) awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight of his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, an angel, writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adam bold, And to the presence in the room […]