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Sexual Assault on American Campuses: The Dark Side of University Life in the US

September 4, 2014

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Recently, the sad plight of a Columbia student, Emma Sulkowicz who had been raped on campus was brought to light by her courageous quest for justice.  Since the university would not expel her alleged rapist,  she has decided to carry a twin size mattress everywhere she goes on campus to call attention to sexual assault […]

When $ trumps human rights violations and crimes against humanity: Gap enters Burma (Myanmar)

June 7, 2014

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In spite of the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Burma–(please read the article “US House passes resolution calling on Myanmar to end abuses against Rohingya Muslims), GAP has decided that profits matter more and is now establishing two factories in Burma (known now as Myanmar). Muslims around the world should boycott GAP products. Gap: First […]

An Open Letter to Boko Haram

May 15, 2014

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Recently, Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad of the Sacramento Mosque wrote a very moving appeal to the extremist child abductors of Boko Haram, and it outlines very clearly the Islamic position on such horrendous behavior by “Muslims”.  Here is part of  his letter verbatim: I address you with the blessed greeting of Islam, under the assumption […]

GM: Choosing to save money over a 57 cents part instead of ensuring car passenger safety

April 1, 2014

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) General Motors came under harsh criticism on Capitol Hill Tuesday as CEO Mary Barra went before members of Congress investigating a botched GM recall. Barra, appearing before a House committee, apologized for the 13 deaths that GM says were caused by a faulty ignition switch, as well as GM’s 10-year delay in issuing […]

In Bangladesh, corruption kills hundreds

April 29, 2013

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Transparency international Around the world, corruption hurts people. In many countries – like Bangladesh – it can even kill. More than 200 people died and more than 1,000 were injured following the collapse of a building that housed several garment factories in Savar, near the capital city of Dhaka. While families mourn loved ones lost, […]

Are your brand name clothes helping or hurting Bangladeshi Sweatshop Workers?

April 29, 2013

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Doug Saunders, the Globe and Mail, USA Inside the garment factory, hundreds of poor women sewed the clothes that filled our shops. The factory’s owners had been warned that the place was hazardous; they ignored the warnings. When disaster struck, the death toll was horrendous. That describes the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which […]

Time to End Prostitution in the Muslim World

September 30, 2012

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Prohibition against prostitution from the Qur’an: Allāh says in Sūrat An Nur: A painful punishment waits in this world and the next for those who like indecency to spread among the believers. God knows and you do not.  [Qur'an, Sura An Nur, 24:19].… [Read more…] Nor shall you compel your handmaidens to whoredom–for they too ardently […]

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