Quantcast

Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31 2013

Don’t let the fanatics win.

image

Islamic scholar Amina Wadud’s lecture has been cancelled in India. Amina Wadud is called Islamic feminist. I personally do not think any devout Muslim can be a feminist. The reason for my doubt is, all religions including islam are anti-Women. Amina Wadud is a veiled Muslim. She has been fighting for the right of Muslim …

Continue reading »

Jul 30 2013

Islam celebrates insanity

We live in a world where we get punished for being liberal. Raef Badawi, the Saudi rights activist is now sentenced to 7 years in prison and 600 lashes for setting up a liberal network and for ‘insulting Islam’. The Liberal Network is now banned. Anything ‘liberal’ or progressive or secular or scientific is anti-Islam. …

Continue reading »

Jul 29 2013

‘Smart’ Islamists!

Some Islamists are quite smart. Tariq Ramadan is. Mehdi Hasan is. Mehdi Hasan looks smart, he sounds smart. He knows smart street-magician-tricks. He studied at smart universities. He is smart when he debates, he argues, he attacks. But his smartness ends here. Like any moron, he sincerely believes all the Islamic fictions as facts. For …

Continue reading »

Jul 28 2013

‘Burka Avenger’

Bina Shah is a Pakistani feminist writer. She expressed her opinions on Burka Avenger. Burka Avenger is a new TV cartoon series for children. The main character of Burka Avenger is a woman, mild-mannered schoolteacher by day, superhero by night, who wears a burka in order to fight villains in her village. The villains try …

Continue reading »

Jul 28 2013

An Excellent Response to Stupidity

I just love this excellent letter written by Pakistani journalist Kunwar Khuldune Shahid. Such a wonderful response to those ‘educated’ women who are proud of being veiled Muslims and who foolishly defend Islam, the anti-women religion. The author of this letter is a man. I am proud of men like Kunwar Khuldune, who believe in …

Continue reading »

Jul 28 2013

Why Religion is Anti-Women

Martin S Pribble is my guest today. He is an Australian atheist- feminist. He has written this post for my respected readers. I hope you would like his opinions. ‘I’m sure it comes as no surprise to anyone that I am an atheist. All this means that I hold no belief in God or gods. …

Continue reading »

Jul 26 2013

I feel safe because I do not live with a husband or a boyfriend.

I was reading today’s news about how a doctor woman was killed by her doctor husband in Pittsburgh. I was thinking how they lived their family life in their nice beautiful house, whether they woke up in the morning and said good morning to each other, and then had breakfast together, whether they used to …

Continue reading »

Jul 26 2013

Two cheers for democracy!

Ghulam azam, a 91-year-old war criminal, has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for the crimes he committed during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. A collaborator of the Pakistani army, Azam was directly involved in killing 3 million people and the rapes of 200,000 women. After the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, …

Continue reading »

Jul 24 2013

Mid-day deaths

middaymeal

I learned about poverty when I learned about school children that stopped going to schools because they were not given free mid-day meal anymore. Just a little poor quality rice, and a little poor quality lentil they could get. But that was their main meal for a day. Mid-day meal was the main attraction for …

Continue reading »

Jul 24 2013

Salute to the brave girl!

11 year old Yemeni girl Nada Al Ahdal escaped arranged marriage. My grandmother was given in marriage when she was 9. My mother was forced to marry when she was 10. My grandmother could not escape her arranged marriage. My mother could not. Hundreds of thousands of girls who are victims of child marriage can …

Continue reading »

Older posts «