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COMPETING HUMAN RIGHTS IN CANADA

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Competing Human Rights in Canada

by Raheel Raza
January 16, 2014 at 4:00 am

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4132/human-rights-canada

Although Canada’s diversity is usually touted globally, a clash of rights is now playing itself out.

Even though the struggle for reasonable religious accommodation is not a new issue in Canada, this is the first time that the challenge of religious accommodation at a secular institution of higher education is being noted, and argued, by the media here.

In September 2013, at York University in Toronto, a male student whose ...

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The Fight of a Moderate Muslim Woman: Interview with Raheel Raza by Society Magazine

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Click below to view Raheel Raza’s  interview by Manali Shah from Society Magazine, India.

Raheel Raza PDF

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A REPLY TO AHMED SHAFI

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A Reply to Ahmed Shafi                    10 July 2013

By: Board of Directors of Muslims Facing Tomorrow

We heard with disgust the recent sermon on women by Ahmed Shafi available on youtube. This sermon was given by someone his supporters consider to be an esteemed scholar of Islam, and who holds the titles of Chairman of Bangladesh Qawmi Madrassah Education Board and Emir of Hefazat-e-Islam. But in hearing Shafi we were reminded instead of a saying of Rasul Allah ...

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A Woman’s Voice at the Mosque

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Most of all, we have to use reason and logic and broaden the use of ijtihad – individual reasoning in religious affairs.

In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, Toronto and Montreal saw arrests of two Muslims charged with terror related activities. There’s been some hand-wringing and questions about “what leads Muslim youth towards violence?”Most of all, we have to use reason and ...

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Canadian Muslims: A Plea to West

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The weeding out of Islamism inside the West is the essential prerequisite in defeating the global jihad.

ARTICLE ABOUT MFT PRESS CONFERENCE

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Mechanics of the Homegrown Islamist Terrorism in Canada

 

 

Earlier this month we learned the unpleasant news that four young Muslim men from the same school in London (Ontario) have been involved in terrorism. Two of them (one was a Greek convert) died during the ...

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Moderation Is Anathema to Islamists

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Salim Mansur: Moderation Is Anathema to Islamists

Wed, February 27, 2013

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Ryan Mauro

Salim MansurSalim Mansur is an Associate Professor, teaching political science at the University of Western Ontario, London.

He is the author of Islam’s Predicament: Perspectives of a Dissident Muslim and has been published in academic journals including Middle East Quarterly, Jerusalem Quarterly, Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences ...

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AXIAL – (Winter 2013)
SnowStar Institute of Religion, Kingsville, Ontario
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On The Historical Qur’an   By Salim Mansur

Any query about the historical Qur’an unavoidably implies there is a non-historical or a-historical Qur’an. Or there is the Qur’an Muslims take as their
sacred text and its meaning for them is extra-historical. Then there is the Qur’an as a text, a document with history, that like any document may be examined objectively in terms of its origin, preparation, assembly, textual consistency and
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Mistaking Islamism for Islam

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Ottawa Citizen
Mistaking Islamism for Islam
Too many who oppose fanaticism end up supporting the Islamist view that Muslims cannot be moderate, write Fred Litwin and Salim Mansur.

By Fred Litwin and Salim Mansur, Ottawa January 28, 2013

We are daily inundated with news of horrors from the Arab-Muslim world to the extent that for many in the West Islam as a venerable faith-tradition can no longer be distinguished from the organized terror and violence of radical Muslims, or Islamists.

There is something ...

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Justin Trudeau’s Islamist Revival by David B. Harris
Special to IPT News
December 20, 2012

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INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT ON TERRORISM, WASHINGTON, DC

Nothing says bug-eyed clerical fanaticism more than inviting a hate-spewing Saudi cleric to address your religious revival meeting. But this is part of the under-reported history of the Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) Convention, a conference that Justin Trudeau, a frontrunner in Canada’s Liberal Party leadership race – and son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau – will address this weekend in Toronto. It’s also why moderate Muslims and non-Muslims are aghast at the prospect ...

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