Tag: muslim

Devout Muslims decry label of “extremist” and say they’re “normal” for Islam

Time and again, Islam’s self-proclaimed most devout followers state that it is they, not the so-called “moderates,” who represent the “real Islam.” These fervent Islamic devotees say they are following what would be considered “classical” Islam, as practiced by their prophet Mohammed, believed to be the “Perfect Man” whom every Muslim should emulate. The leader […]

Why does CAIR hate Muslim women?

The title of this blog is, of course, “tongue in cheek” but it reflects a raging debate over a film called “Honor Diaries” that highlights the abuse of females in Muslim-dominant countries and regions. Of course, the terror-linked Council of American Islamic Relations (“CAIR”) is ranting about “Islamophobia,” the bogus term used to stifle critics […]

What is sharia law?

What is Islamic law or sharia, shariah?

What is sharia or Islamic law? Sharia is followed by millions of people in Islam-dominant countries. Below are the popular elements of sharia purportedly ordained by Islamic holy writings, including the Quran and sahih hadiths, as asserted by many Muslim authorities over the centuries. Although the law differs from one Muslim country to the next, […]

What is the ummah?

The word “ummah” is used within Islam to describe the global community of Muslims. This term is derived from the ancient Semitic word um or umm, meaning “MOTHER” and “thus hints at the ideal mother-child relationship.” This fact of the word connoting MOTHERHOOD is betrayed by the abject mistreatment of females within this ideology. It […]

Help free Egyptian atheist activist jailed in Kuwait on blasphemy charges!

The least we can do for this poor man is to sign the petition, which I’ve done. If nothing else, the attention is giving him hope. http://www.change.org/petitions/government-of-kuwait-free-humanist-atheist-activist-abdel-aziz-mohamed-albaz Blasphemy laws are the mark of a barbaric culture. No one should be imprisoned for questioning religious doctrine. The West has already been through its Inquisition – we […]

Confessions of an ex-Muslim

(Editor’s note: We are delighted to welcome the newest Freethought Nation guestwriter, Farhan Qureshi, a brave and thoughtful young man who likes to debate and who has an important voice and experience to be shared in the public arena and supported by all freethinkers.) Confessions of an ex-Muslim by Farhan Qureshi First and foremost, I […]

American Muslim: Islamic law prescribes death for apostates and gays, promotes pedophilia and wife beating, must be banned

Do U.S. courts justify Sharia-based Crimes? By Dr. Tawfik Hamidwww.tawfikhamid.com A federal appeals court has blocked an Oklahoma voter-approved measure barring state judges from considering Islamic and international law in their decisions. Muneer Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Oklahoma, sued to block the law from taking effect, arguing […]

Maldivian president: Islamic law bans music and art, mutilates girls’ genitals, allows child marriage and concubines

UPDATE: True to form, Muslim fanatics “have now effectively erased all evidence of our Buddhist past,” as they smashed Buddha statues from the 12th century. Receiving funds from jihadists abroad, the island nation is grotesquely sick and needs to be qurantined. Tourists, beware: “Few have any idea they are visiting a country of 330,000 Muslims […]

Egyptian Muslim cleric: ‘When I want a sex-slave, I go to the market and buy her’

Egyptian-American activist Raymond Ibrahim has written an article discussing remarks by “popular” Egyptian Muslim cleric Abu Ishaq al-Huwaini justifying the invasion, plunder and rape of non-Muslim lands, in order to enrich Muslims. Ibrahim also cites recent cases of this behavior, justified by Islamic doctrines, as put forth by such preachers as al-Huwaini. In a speech […]

Islamomisogyny

Islamomisogyny

“Women are your fields: go, then, into your fields whence you please.” Quran 2:223 “Men have authority over women because God has made the one superior to the other… Good women are obedient. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them, forsake them in beds apart, and beat them.” Quran 4:34 Further Reading […]

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