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SYED JAWED ANWAR The late Maulana Sadruddin Islahi, a great scholar of Islam from India had written a book called â€œIslam and Ijtamaiatâ€ written in Urdu. He cited and argued the importance of Ijtamiat (organization), he implored that any organization/Ijtamiat of Muslims are not permissible in Islam, except for the following three reasons:
Samuel Paty, 47, a middle school teacher in the suburb of Paris, France, was teaching â€œthe freedom of expressionâ€ to his students by ridiculing and making fun of Prophet Muhammad ï·º. He was showing cartoons of Prophet Muhammadï·º playing with the honour, respect and dignity of the Prophet Muhamamd ï·º.
[Inspiration: â€œYou are the best of peoples, evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in God.â€-Al-Quran: 3:110] Sunday, 28th June was Gay Pride Day. My city Toronto celebrated it, according to media: â€œCrowdsâ€ estimated in the hundreds of thousands lined up at Toronto's Yonge Street to watch the parade which was themed "Come out and Play.â€ â€œCold temperatures and a constant drizzle didn't seem to cool celebrations at Toronto's 35th annual Pride Para
On June 26, 2015, Friday, in the month of Ramadan, US Supreme Court in a 5-4 majority (satanic) ruling announced that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. By stretching out U.S. constitutionâ€™s fourteenth amendment, the five judges include one conservative (with four liberals) made it the issue of â€œlibertyâ€ and â€œequal rights.â€ Their decision declares that â€œThe Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause prohibits states from denying marriage licenses to those citizens.â€ Th
By Cathy Ruse I live in Fairfax County, the 10th largest public-school district in the US. But I never focused on our public schools. My kids go to Catholic schools, and that was the center of our universe. I never focused, that is, until I heard that the Fairfax County School Board voted to let boys into the girlsâ€™ bathrooms.
Syed Jawed Anwar Donald Trump has been now elected, and he will take oath on Friday, January 20, 2017 as President of USA. There are many positive aspects and opportunities for Muslims to play their role. And we have to play a major role to present Islam to him and to the nation as a way of life.
Jawed Anwar Cemented nails, barricaded with concrete, barbed wires, and trenches. The â€œlargest democracyâ€ of the world, India learned a lot from the â€œonly democracyâ€ of the Middle East, Israel. Indian State and People relation is like Israeli State (occupiers) vs Palestinians (occupied).
Syed Jawed Anwar We Muslims are not just a â€œcommunityâ€ or just a â€œnationâ€; we are a missionary community and we are a missionary nation. We are a faith-based community. We have a mission --the same mission as Prophets and Messengers of Allah brought from Allah directly in the past.
SYED JAWED ANWAR The document â€œCanadian Charter of Rights and Freedomsâ€ start with following golden words: â€œWhereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the â€œSUPREMACY OF GODâ€ and the rule of law,â€ and after a marginal note on Rights and Freedoms, the document explains fundamental freedoms and the first one is (a) freedom of conscience and religion; (b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication; (c) freed
Syed Jawed Anwar THERE are concerns, worries, and maybe fear in some quarters due to use of words of threats against Islam and Muslims by President Elect Mr. Donald Trump during the Presidential election campaign, 2016. However, the good part is that it opened the debate in America what exactly Islam stands for and what faithful Muslims intend to do. And this is a good opportunity to all the Muslims living in the United States of America to avail this prospect.
By Farina Siddiqui Junaid Jamshed, the famous Nasheed (Islamic song) artist, a legend, and famous Daee of Islam died today with his wife in a plane crash. Pakistan International airlines (PIA) plane PK-661 carrying 46 passengers returning from Chitral to Islamabad crashed on mountains near Hawelian Abotabad Pakistan.
TORONTO: Parents as First Educators (PAFE) and its supporters are urging the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic board to take action against teachers who attend the World Pride Parade in Toronto on June 29. The board will be debating a formal protest of the decision by OECTA, the Catholic teachersâ€™ union, to send a delegation to the parade at a meeting Tuesday, June 17. PAFE supporters are urging Trustees to look into possible actions that can be taken by the board as the employer of the teachers.
By Muhammad Tariq Ghazi Here we have a warning: â€œWhoever intentionally attributes to me something that I did not say or do has made his abode in the Hellfire.â€ Here we have the worldâ€™s first definite law on copyright and against plagiarism.
Syed Jawed Anwar Long weekends, holidays, and 2016 have gone. We did everything on these days except the one thing that Allah commanded us to do and for which Allah sent His Messengers (and Books) on earth --warning and glad tidings.
If youâ€™re talented, be a scholar; if you donâ€™t have such talent, be a student; if you canâ€™t be a learner, love scholars. If that too is not possible, at least donâ€™t hate those who are knowledgeable. A ruler of half the world gave his citizens this small lesson in what we often call civilization or culture.