The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Sharia Debate

They are certainly not treason, craven, bonkers, a reason to “sack" him, or as Christopher Hitchens has said, a reason to say “To Hell With the Archbishop of Canterbury”. And,

Rumi Returning: An Islamic Way of Peace

Please join us for a screening of a documentary about key events in the life of Rumi, the Sufi mystic and poet. Rumi Returning beautifully illustrates the life of the

Religious Freedom and US Foreign Policy: Taking Stock, Looking Forward

In October 1998 the Congress passed, and President Clinton signed, the International Religious Freedom Act. The IRF Act mandated the promotion of religious liberty around the world as a central

Researching and Writing about Human Rights in Iran

Abdulaziz Sachedina, Ph.D., is a Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Dr. Sachedina, who has studied in India, Iraq, Iran, and Canada

Political Islam and Democracy – What do Islamists and Islamic Movements want?

The term "Islamist" today is mostly popularly connected in the Western mind with theocracy, disregard for human rights, and hostility towards the West. It is used indiscriminately to describe various

Cindy Sheehan in Cairo

Cindy Sheehan , the famous American mother activist who stood against G.W Bush is visiting Egypt in solidarity with the detained Muslim brotherhood members who are facing a military trial

AlJazeera’s Howaida Taha Cleared of Egypt Defamation Charge

Masr Al-Jadeeda Appeals Court issued its ruling on Monday, Feb 11th, AlJazeera reporter Howaida Taha, dismissing the prison ruling which was issued earlier against the Egyptian journalist.

Al Katatni in Egyptian House Delegation Meeting EP

Dr. Mohamed Saad Al Katatni, the chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc in the People’s Assembly, took part on Saturday, Feb, 9th, in the People’s Assembly delegation meeting another

MB Military Sentencing Session Feb, 26th

The military tribunal trying 40 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders topped by deputy chairman Khairat Al Shater and Mohamed Ali Beshr a member of the MB Executive Office adjourned its session

’Mother of Peace’ Sheehan Takes Part in MB Relatives’ Vigil

US human rights and anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, dubbed "the Mother of Peace", , will take part in a vigil staged by relatives of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders referred to