Monthly Archives: November 2010

Teaching British Muslim Youth Cutting-Edge Sharia

“Children, what, according to the Koran, are the Jews’ main characteristics and qualities?” Fabricating (Koran 3:75; 5:64); listening to lies (5:41); disobeying Allah (5:13); disputing and quarreling (2:247); hiding the truth and supporting deception (3:78); rebelling against the prophets and … Continue reading

This Is Your Deobandi Divorce: “Moderate” Indian Sharia in Action

Mufti Habibur Rahman of Darul-Ifta, the “Fatwa Department” of Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband Indian Islam is often touted as a paragon of liberal, enlightened Islamic modernism. Pace this trope, Indian journalist par excellence Arun Shourie observed in his brilliant 1995 analysis, The … Continue reading

“Liberal” Palestinian Authority Arrests Muslim “Heretic” Under Threat of Life Imprisonment

The Face(book) of “Liberal” Palestinian Sharia “Secularism” We are repeatedly told—despite all evidence to the contrary—including its draft Sharia-based Constitution—that the Judea-Samaria Palestinian Authority under President Mahmoud Abbas is a “moderate” even, “secular” counterpart to the Hamas Islamic fundamentalist regime … Continue reading