July 25, 2011

An Arabic radio station in Israel campaigns against the killing of women

Radio station Ashams in Israel has launched a petition campaign to battle ‘honor’ killings of women, forcing public debate […]
July 25, 2011

With satire, a woman’s magazine tackles taboos in Turkey

Launched in March and produced by women cartoonists and women writers only, Bayan Yani, a Turkish magazine, has […]
May 17, 2011

Zuhdi Jasser interview: The key is separation of mosque and state

In the Washington Post, Zuhdi Jasser discusses the importance of the “separation of mosque and state”. via:[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/zuhdi-jasser-interview-the-key-is-separation-of-mosque-and-state/2011/03/29/AFbhSN4G_blog.html]
March 29, 2011

In our silence, Muslim Americans essentially collaborate with the Islamists

Qanta Ahmed writes that “claims of ‘McCarthyism’ in the wake of the Peter King hearings threaten to suffocate […]
January 3, 2011

Afghan women speak out on abuse from behind mask

In a CNN report, Afghan women speak out on abuse from behind mask. via:[http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/01/03/afghanistan.mask/?hpt=C1]
December 3, 2010

AHA Foundation releases report on Freedom of Expression and the Rights of Women

The AHA Foundation has released a report titled “Freedom of Expression and the Rights of Women: Political Islam’s […]
December 1, 2010

Empowering Islamists

Repeating British mistakes, the American ambassador to Britain has reached out to Muslim radicals. via:[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704594804575648474115646964.html]
November 26, 2010

Germany’s Family Minister slams ‘macho’ Muslim culture

Germany’s Family Minister Kristina Schroder slammed on Friday what she sees as a growing tendency to violence stemming […]
October 26, 2010

Ayaan: Proposal that Islam is Tolerant is Fallacious, Dangerous

Though most Muslims are tolerant and peace-loving, Islam itself is not a religion of tolerance, Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]
October 13, 2010

German university launches training for imams

A pilot program at the University of Osnabrueck (Germany) started in early October to train imams–not only in […]
October 1, 2010

Moderate Muslims Speak Out on Capitol Hill

A group of genuinely moderate, non-Islamist Muslims have testified on Capitol Hill: they emphasized the importance of educating […]
September 13, 2010

The Problem of Honor Killings

Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi writes: “it is incumbent on human rights organizations working in the Muslim world to put […]
September 8, 2010

Get Over the Quran Burning

Asra Nomani, a reformist Muslim, writes: “On the plan to burn Qurans this weekend, I say to Muslims: […]
May 17, 2010

Saudi editor Jamal Khashoggi resigns from of al-Watan

A leading Saudi Arabian journalist has resigned from his post as editor-in-chief of one of the country’s more […]
May 10, 2010

Op-Ed: Help Young Muslims Resist ‘Jihad Cool’

On NPR, Muslim reformer Asra Nomani warns of “Jihad cool” and of the harsh criticism of the West […]
May 7, 2010

My Fellow Muslims, We Must Wake Up!

Zuhdi Jasser writes that we remain suffocated by “a willful blindness to political Islam and its common pathway […]
April 22, 2010

Saudi Arabia to introduce minimum marriage age after 11-year-old wins divorce

Saudi Arabia could introduce a minimum age of marriage for the first time after a girl who married […]
March 23, 2010

In Yemen, women protest delay on child marriage ban

Hundreds of women protested today in Yemen, urging the government to pass a fiercely debated bill that would […]
March 23, 2010

Veiled Saudi poet rises to stardom after bashing clerics

A Saudi housewife’s bold poems which blast “evil” extremist fatwas by Muslim clerics have earned her death threats […]
March 8, 2010

International Not-All-Women’s Day

In a piece titled “International Not All Women’s Day,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes: “The challenge for the next […]