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Swiss open criminal case against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA- Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been arrested in France since February on rape charges, is facing a new accusation of rape in Switzerland. The Tribune de Geneve newspaper quoted Henri Della Casa, a spokesperson for the office…

"We will not tackle extremism by stigmatising Muslim citizens" Tariq Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - We have seen former US president George W Bush and former French prime minister Manuel Valls, along with media pundits, repeat the tired line that “to explain is to justify”. But if we want a truly comprehensive solution to the…

Topless Feminists Bum Rush Tariq Ramadan At Islamic Conference

SHAFAQNA-Muslim scholar and philosopher Tariq Ramadan got a nasty surprise Sunday when a group of feminist activists posing in Islamic dress jumped the stage he was speaking on and stripped to the waist. Ramadan was speaking on a panel…
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France’s Charlie Hebdo blames ordinary Muslims for terrorism

SHAFAQNA - Charlie Hebdo is back in the headlines — this time for a headline of its own. Last week, the satirical publication — whose offices were attacked by two jihadist gunmen in January 2015 — published an editorial, in English…