Benjamin DeVan Monday, 26 March 2012
Ziya Meral Monday, 13 June 2011
Socio-political factors have influenced the treatment of non-Muslims living in Muslim-majority states. Four historical eras demonstrate the evolving nature of how non-Muslim minorities have been treated by their Muslim rulers.
Abdullah Saeed Monday, 13 June 2011
Early Islam acknowledged religious diversity and offered protections for people of other religions. Today, laws against apostasy and blasphemy are used to suppress religious dissent, thwart political opposition, harass intellectuals, and incite acts of violence.
Asma Uddin Monday, 13 June 2011
In Pakistan, Indonesia, and Egypt, blasphemy laws appease rather than control violent extremists and create a culture of impunity, where increasingly egregious crimes are committed with little or no consequences for the perpetrators.
Paul Marshall Monday, 13 June 2011
In the United Nations Human Rights Commission, the 57 members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) have campaigned to ban criticism of Islam or Islamic governments through a resolution titled "Combating Defamation of Religions." [FREE]
Michael Driessen Tuesday, 24 May 2011
The Trappist monks of Tibhirine, Algeria sought peace and reconciliation with their Muslim neighbors. Their example, portrayed in a recent film, transcends religious specificity and presents powerful political values that all Algerian partisans of democracy should promote.
Jason Byassee Wednesday, 9 June 2010
Angelique Walker-Smith Saturday, 1 March 2008
Allen Hertzke Saturday, 1 March 2008
R. Drew Smith Saturday, 1 March 2008
The spring 2008 issue of The Review of Faith & International Affairs examines the question of how black leaders and organizations have addressed Middle Eastern and North African political urgencies. [FREE]
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