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How the Muslim world lost its freedom

SHAFAQNA - When national security adviser H.R. McMaster wanted to convince President Donald Trump that Afghanistan was not hopeless, he whipped out a 1972 black-and-white picture of women in miniskirts on the streets of Kabul. The point…

Dr Craig Considine on tolerance and pluralism in Islam

SHAFAQNA - CRAIG CONSIDINE, PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, RICE UNIVERSITY

Expert: Politics made Muslims forget pluralism

SHAFAQNA - It is shocking that pluralism is a dirty word in Malaysia, according to Nader Hashemi, the Director of the Centre for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver. Nader explained that pluralism was always a huge part of Islamic…

An Islamic Perspective on Religious Pluralism

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SHAFAQNA - Islam is often viewed as an inherently violent and intolerant world religion. This misconception is fueled in part by the miscreant deeds of some Muslims, particularly toward those of other faith beliefs. That conduct is then…