Islam

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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by Osita Ebiem In Nigeria’s political arrangement, the President is the highest office. Over the years the picture that has been presented to the world is Nigeria as a majority Islamic country. As we go further down we will see how this picture appears to be changing and why the pace of crisis of all...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 31st, 2014
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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East ·     More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 ·     Situation in North-East Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict ·     Amnesty International documents pattern of killings b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 3rd, 2013
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by Dr Datti Ahmad (Text of a Press Conference by the Supreme Council For Sharia in Nigeria: No More Pretensions, the Nigerian State is waging a war on Islam and Muslims) Gentlemen of the Press, I welcome you all to this Press Conference on a very important and weighty issue on the serious concerns of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele-South Africa “Take the money and even my luggage but please don’t rape me and I implore you, don’t take my life…” an Ethiopian woman’s impassioned plea to a Saudi Arabian religious police commander at Amira Nura university near the capital Riyadh- Saudi Arabia. Approximately 1400 y...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Nov 28th, 2013
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By Arab News Angola’s government on Tuesday denied it had banned Islam and closed mosques in the country, after speculation that sparked outrage among Muslims worldwide. “There is no war in Angola against Islam or any other religion,” said Manuel Fernando, director of the National Institute for Relig...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2013
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The single greatest priority of the United States and other Western governments towards Egypt should be to encourage the drafting of a constitution based on full equality of all citizens. This means the new constitution cannot be based in Sharia law. The US and EU claim to care about human rights and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2013
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By Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi I am not a keen political commentator probably because my brain also filters information through the prism of religion, but I definitely now believe that Mr. Jonathan is neither a politician nor does he mean well for other Nigerians. His ‘tourism’ to Israel is a big poli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The Westgate attack in Kenya with its accompanying butchery of every man, woman and child in a shopping mall who couldn’t name Mohammed’s mother is being met with baffled mutterings about “senseless violence.”   But there’s nothing senseless about the violence that took place. Terrorists ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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During the four-day siege in Kenya’s Westgate shopping Mall, al-Shabaab jihadists raped, tortured, beheaded, dismembered, castrated, gouged out eyes, amputated fingers and hung hostages on hooks from the roof. According to a forensic medical doctor, “They [the al-Shabaab attackers] removed eyes, ears...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Many around the world were recently made aware—got a small glimpse—of the Islamic jihad that plagues northern Nigeria, at the hands of Boko Haram, an organization dedicated to eradicating Christianity and enforcing the totality of Sharia law. Last Sunday, September 29, around 1 a.m. Islamic terrorist...