Monthly Archives: March 2009

A Message to the Global Peace Movement

There has been a lot of hustling and bustling in the Middle East lately, so much so that you might be forgiven for thinking that the promised winds of “change” are firmly on their way. Not since Condi Rice’s now infamous heralding of a “New Middle East” — whilst bombs …

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Elements of Unity

In an Islamic state, injustice to our private rights is sufferable. We must, however, prevent at all costs any harm to the state itself. In a letter addressed to Abu Musa, the Master of the Faithful (peace be upon him) writes, “There is not a man – heed this – …

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Event: Marriage, Divorce & Family Values

On Saturday 21st March 2009, the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission organised an event entitled ‘Marriage, Divorce & Family Values’. The guest speaker was Sheikh Usama Abdul Ghani from the holy city of Qum who addressed the community with a speech followed by an extensive question and answer session. Also present was …

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Alert: Shia Scholar Imprisoned by Saudi Security

Saudi security forces have raided the house of popular Shia scholar, Sheikh Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr, and detained him in a yet unknown location. Early in the morning of Monday 16th March, Saudi internal security twice raided the house of the Sheikh, located in Al-Awwamiyyah in the Eastern Province, following which …

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Islam and Racism

Tawhid, or “Unity”, is the basis of Islamic theology and therefore it is the ground of its philosophy of society. All humanity is one; a great unit. Its individuals are members of one society incorporate which is so comprehensive that it includes all differences within its oneness. The many find …

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