…Since its inception, students and staff have warned about the potential for Prevent to have an impact on free speech on campus, in particular that of Muslim students and staff. The latest statistics regarding university events and speakers affected by the Prevent duty not only demonstrate that it must be scrapped, but that politicians and the media must listen to and amplify the voices of students rather than dismiss them as “snowflakes” when they speak…..more” the guardian
“Over a billion young people are at risk of hearing loss simply by doing what they really enjoy doing a lot, which is listening regularly to music through their headphones over their devices,” said Dr Shelly Chadha, a Technical Officer, working on preventing deafness and hearing loss, at WHO. “At the moment, we don’t really have anything solid other than our instinct to tell us: are we doing this right, or is this something that is going to lead to tinnitus and hearing loss a few years down the line?”…more: unnews
Medical experts warn that like any extreme change in habits, fasting should be practiced in moderation under a doctor’s supervision and expectations for dramatic long-term health benefits should be kept in check. MORE
The Prophet said, “Remember often the destroyer of pleasures. Never does a servant remember it during hardship except that it will become easier for him, and never does he not remember it during ease except that it will become harder for him.” (Sahih Ibn Hibban) , and: “The one who remembers death the most and is best preparing for it. Those are the wisest.’ (Sahih Ibn Majah)
Several local imams of the American Muslim Leadership Council promised to be the eyes and ears of law enforcement within their religious communities.
They said they will be the ones watching and reporting any acts of extremism within local Muslim communities…MORE: .wftv.
Muslims warn anti-terror laws could prevent teaching from Koran
A Muslim cleric who preaches from certain passages of the Koran could be caught in the “broad” net of the government’s new anti-terror law, Islamic leaders have warned… more: THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD