Category Archives: Islam

Violence and Solidarity in Cairo


Which ever way you look at it the disproportionate use of force over the weekend against peaceful demonstrators in Cairo is alarming and disconcerting, but we should be wary of seeing the recent disturbances as the start of some Iraqi … Continue reading

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Islam is Part of Europe


France’s law banning the wearing of burkas in public comes into effect today. The burka might be an uncomfortable symbol to many in the West, but this particular piece of legislation does appear unnecessarily provocative. Most of the papers that … Continue reading

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