Tag: Qur’an

Anyone who says the Quran advocates terrorism obviously hasn’t read its lessons on violence

Image result for In pictures: Stockholm truck attack, independentOnly two groups in our society promote the “Quran teaches terrorism” myth: anti-Muslim pundits and Isis extremists. Both are wrong.

This simplistic conclusion ignores that many groups in many countries are experiencing terror right now. It ignores the international arms trade from powerful western nations that wholly disregards human rights and has caused the death of more than 60,000 children in Yemen. And it ignores the fact that as Somalians suffer a massive famine Western media virtually ignores them – as it has ignored the Syrian crisis for the last several years….more:  independent.

First Major Quran Exhibition Comes to Washington

.”It was a very casual conversation with our director, who said, ‘It would be wonderful to have something like this in Washington,'” she said. “And he said, ‘Why not?’ The rest is history.”

Although museum renovations delayed plans for the traveling exhibition, Washington, D.C., will showcase the Quran — the holy text of the Islamic religion — in the first-of-its-kind exhibition at the Smithsonian this October….more:  .nbcnews.

Long Story Short: Islam

Sharia! Jihad! Hijab! These words might sound familiar to you, but don’t judge a Quran by its cover. Wajahat Ali breaks down the misperceptions around Islam.

Uyghurs in China: We Buried the Quran in Our Backyards

Uyghurs in China: We Buried the Quran in Our Backyards –MuslimMatters.org

We are an occupied territory. We know the plights of our Muslim brothers and sisters in Palestine, Kashmir, but why doesn’t the Muslim world know about our struggle?” asks Uyghur diaspora leader from East Turkistan, Anwar Yusuf Turani. He is the founder and prime minister of the East Turkistan Government in Exile. Uyghurs are a Turkic people by race and language, Muslim by religion. MUSLIMMATTERS.ORG