Society


Children of the American Police State: Just another Brick in the Wall

It is getting harder to convince young people in the US that they live in a nation that values freedom and is governed by the rule of law.

Can Facebook Make you Sad?

Studies suggest that browsing Facebook can make you unhappy.

Huqquq-ul-Allah and Huqquq-ul-Ibaad

Discussion on the rights of Allah ta’ala on us, and the rights of His servants.

Exeter Mosque: Testament to Religious Harmony in UK

The little room used as a mosque in Exeter back in 1975 has grown and expanded into a beautiful mosque and Islamic cultural center.

When Demonization Comes Packaged in Cultural and Civilizational Terms

Trump’s “ban on Muslims” clearly illustrates that Islamophobia is a powerful political currency.

On Groupism with in the Muslim Reform Movement

Muslims are moving away from being a part of the global Ummah to identifying themselves as members of cults.

Group Dynamics in Islam

Islam encourages people to make decisions through mutual consultation of the group members.

Gender Segregation: The Islamic Perspective

Is it possible to have a strictly friendly relationship between opposite gender without attraction?

Identity and Citizenship: An Indian Perspective

Excerpts from a recent speech delivered at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, London, by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari.

An Open Letter to Islamophobe Dutch MP, Geert Wilders

A letter from a Reverend of the Anglican Church to Geert Wilders, the Dutch MP and anti-Islam campaigner from the Netherlands, in the… more »

Role of Mosque and Education in Islam

In the early Islamic period, the Masjid served many purposes, and took on a comprehensive role in the lives of Muslims.

New Trends in Awqaf for Undertaking Charitable Activities

Muslims can improve their social, economic, educational and infrastructural status only if…

24 Hours with a Minimum-Wage Worker

The declining living standards of the US working class in these recent times of global recession still hold out as surprising revelations at… more »

‘I Shop, therefore I am!’

The last two decades have witnessed an over expanding interest in consumerism. We are a society consumed by consumerism.

India’s Oldest MP Hangs Up his Boots

While Keishing retires as the world’s oldest Member of Parliament, his criticism of the present parliamentary scene in India is might not be… more »