Violence Against Women

Your Daily Muslim #682: Nurashikin Salim (Part 2)

Your Daily Muslim #682: Nurashikin Salim (Part 2)

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, click here. This piece contains some of the most messed-up content on this site. Reader discretion is advised. Singaporean Muslimah Nurashikin Salim, who is July 2015’s Muslim of the Month, is a relic of a long-gone era. Her views are so backward it is difficult to accept her […]

Your Daily Muslim #675: Alaa Bader Abdullah al-Hashemi

Your Daily Muslim #675: Alaa Bader Abdullah al-Hashemi

Welcome to Muslimah Week 2015 on YDM! Every year, Muslimah Week comes around once or twice to try to fix the gender disparity of people featured on this site. Turns out a patriarchal religion doesn’t let women have the spotlight very often. Emirati Muslimah Alaa Bader Abdullah al-Hashemi is the latest in a long line […]

Your Daily Muslim #667: Homaidan Ali al-Turki

Your Daily Muslim #667: Homaidan Ali al-Turki

Saudi Muslim Homaidan Ali al-Turki had a wife and five children. He was in the US on a scholarship and seemed to be trying to improve himself. Despite having five children to look after, he felt it was more important to focus his attentions on the maid. al-Turki had hired a maid, whom he had […]

Your Daily Muslim #664: Mochamad Fuad Basya

Your Daily Muslim #664: Mochamad Fuad Basya

Indonesian major-general and military spokesman Mocha-mad Fuad Basya should spend his time gorging himself on the beverage he was named after instead of interfering with women’s personal business. The Indonesian military currently carries out “virginity tests” on female applicants, in which two fingers are inserted into the recruit’s vagina to determine whether or not she’s […]

Your Daily Muslim #662: Nadia Irsan

Your Daily Muslim #662: Nadia Irsan

Nesreen Irsan, a Muslimah living in texas, met a Christian man. The two hit it off, and they decided to get married after Nesreen got advice from her friend Gelareh. As I’m sure you’re aware, Muslim women are not permitted to marry non-Muslim men. Nadia Irsan, like her sister, also had an eye for non-Muslim […]

Your Daily Muslim #660: Abdulkadir Sheikh Mahmoud

Your Daily Muslim #660: Abdulkadir Sheikh Mahmoud

Minnesota Muslim Abdulkadir Sheikh Mahmoud has never been well-behaved. His criminal career has been lengthy, with its recent culmination in an attempted jihad attack against police. In 2012, Mahmoud was arrested for kicking over the chair his 6-month-old daughter was sitting in during an argument with his ex. His ex told authorities he had abused […]

Your Daily Muslim #632: Muhammad Yousuf Gujjar

Your Daily Muslim #632: Muhammad Yousuf Gujjar

Islam does not tolerate blasphemy, with it being punishable by death under sharia. Of course, this has resulted in an extreme form of vigilantism on the part of many Muslims, who are chomping at the bit to satiate their bloodlust. One such Muslim is Pakistani kiln owner Muhammad Yousuf Gujjar. When two of his employees, […]