Political Islam

Your Daily Muslim #701: Anwar ul Haque

Your Daily Muslim #701: Anwar ul Haque

Islamabad pathologist Dr. Anwar ul Haque is a true 7th-century regressive. Despite being versed in western medicine, he clings to outdated beliefs from ages past. Let’s take a look at what he’s written on his Facebook: The point he tries to make about women’s testimony being worth less than men not being in the Qur’an […]

Your Daily Muslim #697: Harussani bin Haji Zakaria

Your Daily Muslim #697: Harussani bin Haji Zakaria

Malay Islamic cleric/scholar Harussani bin Haji Zakaria has some seriously messed-up beliefs. Sure, that makes him just like every other person featured on this site, but this one’s pretty special. He’s even gone so far as to forbid Muslims from performing certain dances. “If a Muslim who is fasting sees a woman’s awrah then it’ll […]

Your Daily Muslim #696: Kamel Mohammed

Ghana’s National Deputy Chief Imam, sheikh Kamel Mohammed, recently caused controversy when he shared his thoughts on same-sex marriage. Insecure in his own marriage, Mohammed believed allowing gays would have drastic societal consequences. Because marriages somehow affect people other than the parties involved. Mohammed advised Ghana’s president to avoid legalizing same-sex marriage. He called it […]

Your Daily Muslim #689: Mohammed Saleem Noori

Your Daily Muslim #689: Mohammed Saleem Noori

Indian Islamic cleric Mohammed Saleem Noori probably has a hard time getting laid. His unkempt appearance is only partly to blame for this; his track record on women’s issues is poor at best. Currently working at the Sunni Barelvi Markaz of Dargah Ala Hazrat, Noori consults with his fellow seventh-century regressives before issuing fatwas (religious […]

Your Daily Muslim #688: Akhunzada Saifoor Shah

Your Daily Muslim #688: Akhunzada Saifoor Shah

Pakistani Muslim Akhunzada Saifoor Shah is really good at keeping his head in the sand. Instead of acknowledging the fact that his religion’s PR problem comes from within, Shah accuses Indians, Americans, and Israelis of manufacturing terror efforts in a smear campaign against Islam. When Shah found a Facebook counterjihad page called I Hate Islam […]

Your Daily Muslim #685: Ahmed el-Zend

Your Daily Muslim #685: Ahmed el-Zend

In May, Ahmed el-Zend was sworn in as Egypt’s new Justice Minister. However, his idea of “justice” is what we in America consider cruel and unusual punishment. A staunch supporter of sharia, el-Zend enjoys discussing his love of corporal punishment. “We have in our penal code some articles that contradict Islamic sharia,” el-Zend stated. “I […]

Your Daily Muslim #681: Hamza Ali Abbasi

Your Daily Muslim #681: Hamza Ali Abbasi

The US Supreme Court recently made history by legalizing gay marriage nationwide. Of course, Muslims around the world wanted to get their totally-tolerant 2 cents in. One such Muslim is Pakistani actor and pro-Palestine activist Hamza Ali Abbasi. How is homosexuality taboo in animals?! It’s observed in hundreds of animal species. Also, most animals lack […]