Politicians

Your Daily Muslim #663: Ahmad Faisol bin Haji Omar

Your Daily Muslim #663: Ahmad Faisol bin Haji Omar

Islam is notorious for its austerity. Now, Muslims are being forced to pray – specifically, they’re under threat of legal punishment for failing to! Yep, you read that right: Muslims in Kedah, Malaysia will face up to a 6-month jail sentence or an RM1,000 fine for missing Friday (Jumuah) prayers three times in a row. […]

Your Daily Muslim #650: Bala Garba Jahumpa

Your Daily Muslim #650: Bala Garba Jahumpa

The Gambia is not known for being friendly to gays thanks to its Islamic faith. Even its president has likened gays to a plethora of viruses and has threatened gays with life behind bars if caught. Today’s daily Muslim, The Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Bala Garba Jahumpa (pronounced Ball o’Garbage Humper), hates gays as […]

Your Daily Muslim #648: Khalil Attieh

Your Daily Muslim #648: Khalil Attieh

“Hating the Jews is a great honor for me and it makes me walk with my head high, because they are worthy of hatred… Any man of honor should hate the Jews.” Jordanian MP Khalil Attieh really doesn’t like Jews. His hatred likely stems from a deep-seated inferiority complex brought about by alopecia, an expansive […]

Your Daily Muslim #647: Ismail Kijo

Your Daily Muslim #647: Ismail Kijo

Today’s daily Muslim is a case study in abnormal psychology. Meet Ismail Kijo, a delegate of Malaysia’s UMNO political party. How does Kijo feel he can best serve his nation? By trying to get all gay rights taken away. “[The practice of homosexuality] should not be allowed, as it is against the rule of nature […]

Your Daily Muslim #636: Ibrahim Melih Gökçek

Your Daily Muslim #636: Ibrahim Melih Gökçek

Ankara, Turkey. The city’s mayor, Ibrahim Melih Gökçek, made some offensive comments about abortion during a televised interview. “Women kill their babies born out of adultery. Why do babies die because of these so-called mothers? Let mothers kill themselves.” This led two young women to throw eggs at him, as an act of both overt […]

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 #615: Kurmanbek Dyikanbayev

Your Daily Muslim #615: Kurmanbek Dyikanbayev

Islam and LGBT rights don’t go together, despite idealistic leftists’ insistence the two can coexist. Even Muhammad himself, pigs be upon him, called for gays to be put to death. It’s no wonder that Muslims can’t tolerate LGBT people when their “perfect” moral exemplar (read: pedophile warlord) was a raging homophobe. Kurmanbak Dyikanbayev, a member […]