Misc Islam-Related Violence

Your Daily Muslim #629: Hisham Barakat

Your Daily Muslim #629: Hisham Barakat

The legalization of gay marriage has been sweeping across the United States, with more states joining the movement for equality by the month. However, the Islamic world remains obstinate and steadfast against same-sex marriages thanks to their seventh-century religious beliefs. Recently, some Egyptians held an unofficial gay wedding ceremony. The wedding was filmed, which was […]

Your Daily Muslim #611: Deby Rinaldi

Your Daily Muslim #611: Deby Rinaldi

Indonesia is hailed by many as a paradise of moderate Islam. However, that isn’t exactly the case. Take this next soap opera-licious case, which saw sharia hudud (punishments) being meted out for a harmless consensual act. A 24-year-old man named Anis and a 17-year-old girl named Kiki were seen making out in a forest. Instead […]

Your Daily Muslim #599: Abdul Numan Haider

Your Daily Muslim #599: Abdul Numan Haider

Teen angst comes in many forms: liking Evanescence and My Chemical Romance, avoiding social interaction, and being altogether dramatic for no apparent reason. When you take teen angst and put it into a Muslim, the result is violent. 18-year-old Australian Muslim Abdul Numan Haider was under investigation by Aussie authorities for potential terror ties, and […]

Your Daily Muslim #567: Sadia Kauser

Your Daily Muslim #567: Sadia Kauser

Name: Sadia Kauser Location: Bradford, UK Family background: Pakistani Religion: Muslim Sadia Kauser stumbled upon the Facebook counterjihad page Allah Returns 8, which depicted Allah as a pig. This sent her into a violent, racist rage: It is unknown whether or not the admin of Allah Returns 8 was white, but Kauser took the liberty […]

Your Daily Muslim #557: Ali Ashraf Karami

Your Daily Muslim #557: Ali Ashraf Karami

Iran isn’t known for having a stellar track record on human rights. From hanging gays to stoning those accused of adultery, the Islamic Republic has a lot of catching up to do to be considered anything other than barbaric. Kermanshah Province deputy governor Ali Ashraf Karami, however, is not helping his country advance into the […]

Your Daily Muslim #556: Ilyas Qadri

Your Daily Muslim #556: Ilyas Qadri

This post contains graphic descriptions of abuse and torture that may not be suitable for all audiences. Reader discretion is advised. There’s a difference between helping suffering drug addicts and cuffing 115 of them to a single chain as a bizarre form of detox. Pakistani Islamic cleric/scholar maulana Ilyas Qadri didn’t get the memo. Qadri, […]

Your Daily Muslim #548: Abu Rahin Aziz

Your Daily Muslim #548: Abu Rahin Aziz

“USA your interference will trigger many more 9/11 twin towers attacks and your brave boys returned in body bags.” UK Muslim Abu Rahin Aziz was tired of living among the kuffar. He grew weary of their ability to enjoy themselves, to walk unaccompanied by a male relative, and of course, their freedom to drink. Instead […]