Archive for ‘Islam’

August 7, 2018

Carry on . . . Regardless

by duncanr

while some worshippers flee, an Imam doesn’t let anything as trivial as an earthquake disrupt his prayer . . .

June 15, 2018

Eid Mubarak

by duncanr

following the end of Ramadan – the Islamic holy month of fasting – yesterday evening, Muslims worldwide today celebrate Eid Al-fitr

Eid mubarak to any muslim readers of madhatters – may your life and that of those you hold dear be filled with peace and love

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April 3, 2017

Mona Haydar – Hijabi

by duncanr

Mona Haydar has received both praise and criticism for this song –

April 3, 2016

Remembering Asad Shah

by duncanr

asad shah2on 24th March, a much liked and respected Glaswegian shop keeper, Asad Shah, was stabbed to death by a fellow muslim – apparently because he had tweeted a message of support to christians celebrating Easter

a gofundme page set up by some of his customers hoping to raise £1500 to help his family has instead raised £111,526 in 8 days

Asad’s family have released the following statement . . .

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February 20, 2016

Mohamed’s Mission

by duncanr

Mohamed Ahmed calls himself ‘average Mohamed’ and he wants to change the world

his aim is to use cartoons as a tool to counter radicalisation of young minds by extremists groups such as ISIS

cartoons like this . . .

and this . . .

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December 29, 2015

The Good Neighbour

by duncanr
this is a stock photo - I ate the curry before deciding to write this post :-)

this is a stock photo – I ate the curry before deciding to write this post

my neighbour popped round for a chat last night – I’ve been out and about over the xmas period catching up with family and friends, and he likewise, so we hadn’t seen each other for a few days and he wanted to check I was O.K.

he had also noticed that the . . .

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