India: Hijab-clad Muslim girls dancing causes social media uproar: ‘Insulting Islam’

Follow @TheCircumvent Two Islamic scholars concerning dancing: Dr. Su’ad Salih, professor of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) at al-Azhar University: Islam is a religion of moderation; it does not prevent singing and dancing, but it forbids anything that stimulates people’s desires, whether it be… Continue Reading

Muslim school denies admission to students because their father sings India’s national song, wears Indian flag colors

Follow @TheCircumvent TNN, November 28, 2017. While many Muslims have raised strong objections to singing “Vande Matram“, a self-proclaimed “lover” of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay‘s song from the community in Agra, Gulchaman Sherwani, claims that his children are not being given admission in Muslim… Continue Reading

Jihadi who traveled to India to train Muslims in jihad was radicalized in London prison

Follow @TheCircumvent This speaks to the problem of radicalization in prisons, something that should not be ignored any longer. September 25: Arrested al-Qaida man’s only regret? ‘Triple talaq’ to wife over phone September 20: Al-Qaeda militant arrested in Delhi reveals details of… Continue Reading

(Updated) India: Official’s comments on TV about Muhammad deemed blasphemy, complaint lodged to police

Follow @TheCircumvent September 9: Protests against ‘blasphemous’ remarks The News Minute, September 6, 2017. A complaint was lodged with the Hyderabad police against ‘former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) official’, RSN Singh, for allegedly making blasphemous remarks against Prophet Mohammed… Continue Reading