UMMAH CHANNEL APPEARANCE on the “Debate Night” Show- French Burka Ban

I was invited on the Popular ‘Debate Night’ Show aired on the UK based satellite Station, Ummah Channel, to discuss the French Ban on the Burka which became law earlier this week. The subject was emotive, as once again, Islam and Muslims in Europe were  the subject of debate on an issue which remains confusing […]

French ‘Officially’ ban the burka- A Superiority Complex?

By Majed Iqbal-France becomes the first country to enforce a ban against the niqab (Muslim face veil) Monday, when new legislation comes into force. Not enough with banning the headscarf from government institutions and buildings including schools, colleges and universities, the French President Nicolas Sarkozy sparked off deeper controversies by calling for the burka to […]

“Your Hijab is Bondage” says Hotel owner- How Free is Speech?

By Majed Iqbal- A court has cleared two Christian hoteliers accused of religiously insulting a Muslim guest at their Hotel. Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang were hauled into the dock after a white British convert to Islam complained they had called the prophet Mohammed ‘a warlord’ and told her that Muslim women were oppressed. Supporters broke […]

PASSION ISLAM MAGAZINE Article- Sarkozy calls for burka ban- A Superiority Complex?

The following article was published in the Nationwide Passion Islam Monthly Magazine which addressed French President Sarkozys proposals to ban the Burka (veil) in France. The article can be read online on the Passion Islam Online Magazine on page 2. Click Here to read further. Read the text of the article on the Blog by clicking […]