My Hijab is My Freedom!

Hijab, or head piece…or head cover. Or scarf, or headscarf- they all pretty much refer to the same thing: the head covering of a Muslim woman. The word is originally Arabic, and is literally defined as “Cover” or “veil”. Though this word has been confined to the piece...

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Deny God, Deny Reality

There is a profound question that each and every one of us reflects on at some point during our lives: “Why am I here? What is my purpose?” When we reflect upon our own existence we will come to the realisation that, at some point in time, we began to exist. Since we...

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The Judicial System in Islam

INTRODUCTION Man is a social being by nature.  He cannot live perpetually on his own, completely independent of others.  People are interdependent.  Consequently, friction arise between them when their personal interests come into conflict with each other, or when...

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The Family in Islam

The Appeal of Islamic Family Life In Islam, considering the well-being of the “other” instead of just the “self” is a virtue so rooted in the religion that it is evident even to those outside it.  The British humanitarian and civil rights lawyer, Clive Stafford-Smith,...

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