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Congratulations, Nobel Committee, You Just Gave the Literature Prize to a Genocide Apologist

Austrian author Peter Handke sits in this garden at his house in Chaville near Paris, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Handke was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature earlier Thursday. (AP Photo/Francois More)STOCKHOLM IS MORE than 1,500 miles from Sarajevo, and the war in Bosnia was halted in 1995, so there’s a lot of time and distance between the Swedes who just chose the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature and the nasty war that happened in the heart of the Balkans a generation ago. But that’s no excuse for the decision to give this year’s prize to Peter Handke, who denies that a well-documented genocide was committed by Serbs against Muslims in Bosnia….more: the-intercept

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man set out to visit his brother from another town, so Allah sent an angel to watch over his steps. When the angel came to him, he said: Where are you going? The man said: I am visiting a brother of mine in this town. The angel said: Do you have a favor over him to be repaid? He said: No, only that I love him for the sake of Allah Almighty. The angel said: I am a messenger from Allah to tell you that Allah loves you as you love him.”Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim

Just How Much Pee Is In That Pool?

The scientists calculated that one 220,000-gallon, commercial-size swimming pool contained almost 20 gallons of urine. In a residential pool (20-by-40-foot, five-feet deep), that would translate to about two gallons of pee. It’s only about one-hundredth of a percent, but any urine in a swimming pool can be a health concern for some people, not to mention that smell that never quite goes away…more:NPR

Developed Him Into Another Creation…

Then We made the sperm-drop into a clinging clot, and We made the clot into a lump [of flesh], and We made [from] the lump, bones, and We covered the bones with flesh; then We developed him into another creation. So blessed is Allah , the best of creators.” more: https://quran.com/23

POWERFUL SUPPLICATIONS (DU’AA)

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The supplications of three persons are never turned away: a just ruler, a fasting person until he breaks his fast, and the supplication of an oppressed…

This 15-Year-Old British Girl Just Schooled the World on Islam and Islamophobia

“I had people coming up to me in school, this week and last week, telling me that because I’m Muslim I’m a terrorist,” she says. “And this is something I go through every day of my life.” It only gets worse, Mohammed explains, listing off some of the recent hate crimes perpetrated against Muslims.

“Terrorism has no religion, and terrorism is not the face of Islam,” she said. “My name is Isra Mohammed. I am Muslim, and I am not a terrorist.” more:  mic.com/

 

OBAMA: “When ignorant folks advertise ignorance–you don’t have to do anything–just let them talk”

President Obama on Sunday said that Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments show that 151115racism still lives in the U.S.

“When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk. That’s what happened here,” Obama said when asked about Sterling’s comments during a press conference with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, according to CNN. more democraticunderground.