Archive for March, 2011

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Give, take… and have sabar

March 29, 2011

By Mizan al-Haq

*Al-hamdulillah, we have another addition in our authors – brother Mizan al-Haq.  al-Haq is a second year law student at a university in the West Midlands.  He brings his legal eye to diverse matters affecting the Muslim Briton of today.

We live in a society today based on a notion of give and take; this has subconsciously affected our hearts and is picking away at our Iman. As Muslims we need to learn to supress the nafs (the self) for the sake of Allah (SWT), and not become deluded by this Dunya and acknowledge that as Muslims the reality of being raised on the Day of Judgment is an undisputed end.

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EDL’s Cohesive Argument Against Islam – Muslamic Ray Guns

March 24, 2011

By Saiful Islam

An articulate member of the EDL explains why he is protesting the Muslamics: the Iraqi law in London and the rise of the dreaded Muslamic Ray Guns.

Another triumphant PR win for EDL.

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A Gender Question for the PM

March 13, 2011

By Farooq Bayyin

 

Farooq Bayyin is a 20 year old second year, engineering university student studying in the West Midlands.  He joins the ISSM Blog team to contribute his views to the discourses affecting the Muslim community in Britain today.

The UK claims to provide gender equality, with David Cameron claiming it to be a core British value in his “deplored” Munich speech, but in reality this is not the case. When we look at insurance rates men in some cases pay 100% more than women. Recently the European Court of Justice ruled ‘Taking the gender of the insured individual into account as a risk factor in insurance contracts constitutes discrimination’. Looking at the differences in pay of men and women it can be seen again gender equality does not exist. The list can go on but this is sufficient to show gender equality may be a core British value but in actual fact does not exist.
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