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The Name Imam Ali (A.S.) is ldentified with Justice

SHAFAQNA- Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari The name ‘Ali, was later identified with justice. His tradition and manner of government was always an example with which people reprimanded other Caliphs. One year, when Mu’awiyah was in Mecca for…

Muslim IUPUI student says she is victim of harassment due to Palestine support

SHAFAQNA- A Muslim IUPUI student who is a member of a Palestinian student group says she’s being repeatedly harassed and falsely accused of supporting terrorism. Police are trying to figure out who is making the blog posts, posters and…

Bahrain protests against Al Khalifa regime, calls for reforms

SHAFAQNA - The demonstrations were held in the capital Manama and some other cities and villages after Friday prayers. Condemning the regime’s harsh crackdown on dissent, the protesters insisted on their demands for reforms and equality…

Lebanon embassy's street renamed after journalist murdered in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA - In a protest to mark International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (2 November), Reporters Without Borders today renamed 12 Parisian streets after journalists who have been murdered, tortured or disappeared. The…

Shaker Aamer - the long walk home

SHAFAQNA - Waiting at Biggin Hill airport on Friday was a solemn white man holding a square placard. On it were two hearts and a handwritten message in black and orange: “Welcome Home Shaker Aamer”. The last British resident held in Guantanamo…

Justice and Resistance: Tribute to Imam Ali (AS)

SHAFAQNA - Ali Shariati was an Iranian revolutionary and sociologist, who focused on the sociology of religion. He is held as one of the most influential Iranian intellectuals of the 20th century and has been called the 'ideologue of the…