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Aasiya Hassan

Guilty: The Decapitation of Aasiya Zubair

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shirin Sadeghi

Though many people claimed to love Aasiya, none of them did enough. Laws are useless in the face of inadequate support systems in a person's family and friend network that can help extract one from her abusive situation.

Will the Real Islam Please Stand Up?

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leora Tanenbaum

Men have long interpreted Islam from their own point of view and declared that point of view universal for all believers.

An American Muslim Call to End Domestic Violence

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wajahat Ali

The brutal murder of our sister, Aasiya Zubair Hassan, finally forced a community of believers to unearth our heads from the sand and confront head-on the insidious epidemic of domestic violence.

On Aasiya Hassan's Murder

Naazish YarKhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Naazish YarKhan

Aasiya Hassan's murder is horrific, but perhaps her story will give our community reason for pause and encourage countless other women to journey out of violence.

Domestic Violence, Islam, and the Unexpected Response

Matthew Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Weiner

If a Jew or Christian commits domestic violence, will the media report it as a religious act? Yet when domestic violence occurs between Muslims, there is strong condemnation by their leadership.

"Honor Killing" and Islam

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kamran Pasha

Perhaps the way out of this madness for the Muslim community is to look back at the life of Prophet Muhammad and remember his true legacy as a visionary champion of women's rights.