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Stoning is “NOT” a complex issue 1

Jesus and Mo illustrates what happens when you raise the topic of stoning in a public debate … Now this is where you might be tempted to chip in and suggest that the above is a cartoon, and that it does not in any way represent how a devout Muslim […]


Meriam Ibrahim not being released

News has been circulating in the media that Meriam Ibrahim, the woman under sentence of death in Sudan for marrying a Christian, is to be released. For example … BBC here Guardian here Sadly this is not true, her lawyer has advised Channel 4 as follows … Ms Ibrahim’s lawyer Elshareef […]


UK based Hate Group has charitable status for promoting intolerance

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain has produced a rather extensive report on the activities of iERA (Islamic Education and Research Academy) within the UK that reveals them to not be what they claim at all. So what do iERA claim? They claim that they are a group that is … […]


Why has a Pregnant Woman in Sudan been sentenced to death this week? 1

Pictured above is Meriam Ibrahim with her husband, Daniel Wani, at their 2011 wedding.  Today she sits on death row in Sudan for the “crime” of getting married to a non-Muslim. The new York Daily News reports … A distraught and desperate husband who traveled from New Hampshire to Sudan has […]


CII declares Minimum age for marriage un-islamic in Pakistan

Dawn, Pakistan’s oldest and most widely read English-language newspaper, brings us the rather astonishing news that the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) concluded its 191th meeting with the ruling that the laws related to minimum age of marriage were un-Islamic and that children of any age could get married. This is […]


Satire: Saudi clerics “running out of day-to-day things to ban”

The fact that I need to add the word “Satire” to the title tells you that it is in fact very challenging to deploy Satire within a Saudi context. In fact, the pronouncements and actions of the various clerics make it almost impossible to discern the line between the things […]