Islamists

Religious Fanatics Are Dragging My City of Peshawar Back to the Dark Ages

Murtaza Haider | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Politics
Murtaza Haider

Slowly, but surely, I see my ancestral city die a slow death at the hands of religious fanatics. From Boko Haram in Nigeria, who kidnapped 276 young girls from a school in April 2014, to the TTP, who has repeatedly attacked schoolchildren in Pakistan, the Islamic fundamentalists are systematically attacking schools and students. Their goal is to deprive the future generation of Muslims of education and return them back to the dark ages. It is time for the West to right the wrongs and help save Peshawar from the apocalyptic mercenaries.

Reversal of Fortune in Egypt: How the Muslim Brotherhood Fumbled

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 09.05.2013 | Canada
Firas Al-Atraqchi

There has been a lot of debate about the nature of Egypt's changing political landscape in the past few days -- did a coup remove President Mohamed Morsi or was the military acting on behalf of a massive popular uprising? But one thing almost everyone agrees on is how quickly the 85-year-old Muslim Brotherhood and Morsi lost favour with the people.

Don't Confuse Islam With Islamism

Tahir Gora | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada
Tahir Gora

Are there enough moderate Muslims to counter Islamism and Islamists? Not yet. More and more progressive Muslims need to come to the fore in order to defeat Islamism.

Part Two: Post-Modern Sounds of Anti-Semitism

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

This is the sound of anti-semitism. It knows no boundaries. The sound travels through time, crosses generations, gender, religion, race, culture, ethn...

Ontario's Queen's Park Set to Welcome an Annual Hate Fest

Tarek Fatah | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada
Tarek Fatah

Did you know there are Canadians among us who are inspired by a mass-murderer? On Aug. 18 they'll defile the lawns of the Ontario Legislature to rally to the call of Ayatollah Khomeini for the destruction of the State of Israel -- the observance of "Al-Quds Day."

Why Michelle Bachman Is Right to Question Muslim Brotherhood

Tarek Fatah | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Tarek Fatah

Bachmann's reference to Hillary Clinton's deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, whose parents are said to have affiliations with organizations linked to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, has upset U.S. lawmakers. Michelle Bachman may not be America's brightest politician, but she and her colleagues are asking legitimate questions, which it seems, are making the Washington establishment very uncomfortable.