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Turkish government closes two Shia TV stations

SHAFAQNA - The Turkish government has ordered the closure of 2 Shia television stations for what is said is “spreading propaganda against the government”. The On4TV and Kanal12 were closed under a law related to restricting activities…

Is it ‘open season’ on Muslims, as Fatima Manji suggests?

SHAFAQNA - Kelvin MacKenzie has been cleared by Ipso over his column on the Channel 4 News presenter. What message does that ruling send? Here is what a few journalists had to say on the matter: Joseph Harker: Bigotry is now officially…

Islam and Religious Freedom by Dr John Andrew Morrow - scholar of Islam

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SHAFAQNA - Delivered at the Catholic-Muslim Forum in Plainfield, Indiana, on Monday, October 17, 2016, In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful. Praise be to God, the Creator of the Universe, and peace be upon all of…

On the Freedom of Expression

SHAFAQNA - Taken from the Jumuah Khutbah, "Freedom of Expression" by Dr. Adnan Ibrahim. Imam Ali says, "Do not address me in the manner despots are addressed. Do not evade me as the people of passion are (to be) evaded, do not meet me…

Turkey slips into a repressive police state

SHAFAQNA - Over the last few months Turkey has been making news for all the wrong reasons from unflinching support to terrorist groups, the brutal suppression of Kurdish opposition and the ongoing ruthless crackdown of the country’s free media. President…