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Daisy Khan

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In the Name of Islam, Release the Christian Girl

(143) Comments | Posted August 27, 2012 | 11:45 AM

There has been much heated debate concerning the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a young Christian girl in Pakistan this week. These arguments, often concerned with her age, mental capacity and minute details of her actions, to name a few, have all very successfully distracted the public from the central...

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Training Afghani Imams to End Violence Against Women

(164) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 10:02 AM

On Nov. 17, 1999, the world witnessed a horrific image: An Afghani woman named Zarmina was dragged through a soccer stadium and killed by the Taliban. As a Muslim woman, the outrage that I felt was indescribable. Islam teaches hope, mercy and love and in no way condones the violence...

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Is the NYPD Really Against Muslims?

(211) Comments | Posted January 27, 2012 | 11:56 AM

Over the years Commissioner Raymond Kelly's leadership of the New York Police Department has demonstrated a record of inclusion and outreach towards the Muslim community; that is why recent revelations about training videos offensive to Muslims comes as such a surprise. Commissioner Kelly now has a choice to make --...

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