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Tag Archive: Ramadan

Aug 02 2013

Support Picnic during Ramadan

An initiative in Algeria is organising a picnic during Ramadan to stand up to the inquisition and defend freedom of conscience. They are protesting the harassment of those who do not choose to observe fasting during Ramadan. The picnic will be held on August 3, 2013 at 12pm in Algeria.   Many Algerian, Moroccan, Tunisian, …

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Jul 18 2013

Channel 4 – Report on this!

I wrote earlier about Channel 4′s daily call to prayer for Ramadan as much of the same old same old pandering to identity politics. In my previous post I mentioned how Channel 4 should report on the many who refuse to fast and who are threatened into fasting and still refuse. Here’s a great example of …

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Jul 09 2013

Channel 4′s daily call to prayers for Ramadan same old, same old

Channel 4 is airing the Muslim call to prayer during Ramadan every morning and also broadcasting a series of programmes about Ramadan. It says it is doing so as a deliberate act of “provocation” to challenge viewers who associate Islam with terrorism and extremism. Far from being provocative, however, it is just more of the …

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