Apr 28th, 2013
Recent demands have been the most vocal and the most sustained in the history of Ethiopian Muslims. But if they have gone the least bit beyond the scope of religion, then, ironically, they have been overtly secularist. Many observers have documented the rise in Islamophobic sentiments in many western...
Feb 18th, 2013
(By Getahune Bekele, South Africa) Although it is widely condemned and denounced across the political spectrum, since the minority Tigre junta aired the hateful diatribe titled Jihadawi Harekat against a religion called Islam, which was seen by millions as an open declaration of war on the children o...
Sep 14th, 2012
[View the story “Anti-Islam film protests – Live Blog” on Storify] Anti-Islam film protests – Live Blog US embassies attacked as anti-Islam film protests widen Storified by Indepth Africa · Fri, Sep 14 2012 17:07:30...
Mar 14th, 2012
A few days ago I did some reflecting here on the steady rise of sharia in Britain, as exemplified by the BBC’s frank admission of its unwillingness to mock Islam, the harassment of an air passenger for an innocuous remark about hijab, and the see-no-evil response of a BBC reporter to mass displays of...