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Indonesia’s main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call...
U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

Christian Man Whipped Publicly for Selling Alcohol

A Christian man in Indonesia was publicly flogged on Friday for selling alcohol in violation of Islamic law. The whipping took place outside of...
Will outlawing ‘instant divorce’ advance justice for Muslim women in India?

Will outlawing ‘instant divorce’ advance justice for Muslim women in India?

The Supreme Court of India recently struck down a specific divorce practice among its minority Muslims. The age-old practice known as “triple talaq” allowed a Muslim...
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Muslim Women and Islamic Law: Myths and Realities

Headline news often fills us with fearful images of Islam—pictures of heavily veiled women subject to radical implementations of “Islamic law” ranging from amputations...
Politicians push for stricter Islamic law in Malaysia

Politicians push for stricter Islamic law in Malaysia

A massive rally in the heart of Kuala Lumpur in support of proposals to allow Islamic courts to impose more severe punishments has raised...

Scholar examines counter arguments to blasphemy in ‘mainstream’ Salafism

Many scholars, who are trained in the traditional Hanafi or Shafi traditions, would say that most of the instances that have been classified as...

Five myths about sharia

By Asifa Quraishi-Landes June 24 at 12:47 PM Asifa Quraishi-Landes is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Law. Clearly, Americans fear sharia,...

Steven Bannon, Ben Carson Put Their Ignorance Of Islam On Display

Interviewed on the SiriusXM satellite radio show Breitbart News Daily yesterday, token brain surgeon Ben Carson told Breitbart Executive Chairman Steven K. Bannon that...

JAMES LYONS: Reforming Islam

Perhaps one of the most crucial peace proposals of our time was made on Jan. 1, 2015, when Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi challenged leading...
Islamic finance’s global surge remains a missed opportunity for banks in US and Canada

Islamic finance’s global surge remains a missed opportunity for banks in US and Canada

Islamic finance is surging across the globe, gobbling up an ever increasing share of the more than $220 trillion in international assets outstanding. It’s...

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