Kia Ora Gaza


PressTV report, 17 July 2015

The Israeli premier has condemned the International Criminal Court for a request to reopen a probe into Israel’s attack on an aid flotilla in 2010. PressTV asked Kia Ora Gaza spokesperson, Roger Fowler, to comment.

ALSO: see below a report from the Middle East Eye plus the typical Israeli media reaction to the ‘harsh’ and ‘shocking’ decision to reopen a full criminal investigation into Israel’s murderous attack on the Gaza peace flotilla in 2010 [Jerusalem Post]

Middle East Eye report, 16 July 2015

ICC orders prosecutor to reconsider probing Israel’s Gaza flotilla raid

ICC’s judges ruled that the prosecutor on the case made errors in determining the gravity of 2010’s flotilla attack

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday ordered its chief prosecutor to review a decision not to probe Israel’s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010, saying “errors were made”.

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Files and Resources Used for the Muslim Answers sites

(Originally from http://www.defending-islam.com/page330.html)

Some thoughts on the notion of religious borrowing

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Files and Resources Used for the Muslim Answers sites

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Clearing of some misunderstandings – Are Non-Islamic Religions Valid?

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Files and Resources Used for the Muslim Answers sites

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What Should be Our Attitude Against Ideas Like Positivism and Rationalism?

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Files and Resources Used for the Muslim Answers sites

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Perennialist Poison in Martin Lings’ Biography of the Prophet

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The Inquilab, New Delhi
Date: 26.06.2012
Writer: Meena Menon
According to a report released by TaTa Institute of Social Sciences about 36% of inmates languishing in various Maharashtra prisons are Muslims. The TISS team intervewed 339 Muslim prisoners, aged between 18 and 29, lodged in the 15 Maharashtra prisons.
But how the prisoners are discriminated in the prison is not mentioned in the article. What i gather from the article is that most of the prisoners have been booked under various section of Indian Penal code and few of them under the draconian MPOCA which is responsible for breaking the back bones of criminal gangs forcing them to take to their heels and Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act.
The articles seems to have been tailored to satisfy the victim psychology of Muslim readers. True falsehood is self contradictory.

Akram Nadwi's Strange Views

Unfortunately, many unsuspecting Hanafis have purchased a book entitled ‘al-Fiqh al-Islami’ authored by Akram Nadwi, while believing it to be a reliable book on Hanafi Fiqh. Here’s what Mufti Husain Kadodia mentioned regarding  this book when asked what the best book on Hanafi fiqh is for a layperson to study:

If you are planning on studying on your own, then Behisti Zewar. While Nurul Idhah is a basic text, it isn’t that simple. What you could do is study it under the guidance of a scholar, if you cannot get him to teach it to you. The translation is good, the few small mistakes aren’t serious. I would advise staying away from Fiqh al-Islami.

See Mufti Kadodia’s comment here (see post #12 by Mufti Husain Kadodia, username: Husain):

http://www.sunniforum.com/forum/showthread.php?36340-book-recommendations&p=307558&viewfull=1#post307558

As we have mentioned elsewhere, Mufti Husain Kadodia’s comment sums up Akram Nadwi’s approach to fiqh very well:

‘Shaykh Akram had…

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