Tag Archive | women

Your Daily Muslim: Kamal Subhi

Your Daily Muslim: Kamal Subhi

Driving is something most of us in the west take for granted. In Saudi Arabia, it’s become a major issue: women aren’t allowed to drive. If a woman is caught driving, she is arrested and lashed for this grievous offense. I can understand not allowing women to drive in the name of safety, but Saudi […]

Your Daily Muslim: Umm Osama

Your Daily Muslim: Umm Osama

Umm Osama is the wife of Hamas politician Khalil al-Hayya, and has equally messed-up views. Clad in a pillowcase and a bedsheet with matching gloves, Osama was interviewed regarding her views on the woman’s role in society. Her answer: to instill the values of jihad in young Palestinians. “Women in Palestine play a great role […]

Your Daily Muslim: Nazira Akhtar

Your Daily Muslim: Nazira Akhtar

Nazira Akhtar is the third woman with that last name I’ve written about on here, and like the other two, she’s on here because she caused bodily harm to one of her family members. Having just bought a new ninja costume (like what most Muslim women wear) and desperate to practice her ninjutsu skills, Akhtar […]