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  1. Teaching in the shadow of death

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... will testify. A fourth letter, signed by the Office of Islamic Emirates, was addressed to both Fatema and a director of a district with 48 schools. It said: 'Close schools for the girls and stop what you are doing. It is your Islamic duty not to continue with these schools.' Four days after Fatema received the letter, the district director was killed. Before him, four officials ...


    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... be discussed. 'Many think Islam means terrorism, that it is backward or sexist to women,' Ms Ho said. 'We start by teaching them about the cultural side, that Islam is not just a religion ... Will Clem The teaching of Islam in local schools is complicated by widely held misconceptions and prejudices, the head of religious affairs at Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College told ...

  3. Regional security the driving force behind 'campus diplomacy'

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Joe Cochrane

    ... recruiting more of these students is a top priority. US interest in the region is clear- Washington views Indonesia as an important ally in fighting terrorism and debunking radical Islam. Overall, ...

  4. A passport to world citizenship

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people knew little about the Islamic world. 'The common perception was that it was a dangerous area where wars were frequent, men liked terrorism and violence, and all women covered ... and to join hands in building a better and harmonious society for the future.' Building religious tolerance is a key element of the university's commitment to cultural sensitivity. Islamic ...

  5. Letters

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... organisations, that jihad equates with 'holy war', violence and terrorism against civilians and innocent people, then that is totally up to him. However, Serving Islam Team (HK) together ... to misrepresent, misquote and misinterpret it to mean something entirely different. I would suggest Mr Forsythe watches the film (Jihad on Terrorism) which he has called 'propaganda' to see what ...

  6. Malaysian rights groups press for students' release

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... security laws, after Pakistani authorities deported them as suspected Islamic militants. Government opponents and the students' parents say the arrest was unjustified. They say the 13 were nothing more than students at the Abu Bakar Islamic University in Karachi. The opposition Alternative Front coalition condemned the arrests as 'brutal and unwarranted'. In a statement ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Terrorism won't stop education of Pakistani girls

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by SHAHID JAVED BURKI

    ... to adopt a seventh-century version of Islam. Education, particularly of women, stands in the way of achieving this goal. But the attack on Malala will, most likely, have an effect that is opposite ... a fatwa, signed by 50 clerics, saying that the justifications cited by the girl's attackers were "deviant" and had no basis in Islamic law. The Taliban seem to have been taken aback ...

  8. So what does it all mean?

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Issues in applied ethics such as abortion, the right to die, and the legitimacy of torture in fighting terrorism... are all practical issues. We have less emphasis on theoretical philosophy like ... Instead of pardoning suicide and terrorist attacks, Islamic scriptures see them as a big sin. 'Under the push of globalisation, societies around the world have become more multiracial ...



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