If I were a faqih, or a certified graduate in Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), I would have issued this fatwa (edict): When it is not necessary to oppose, it is necessary not to oppose.
By opposing efforts to refurbish what they teach, madrassas or Muslim religious schools are bleeding us with a self-inflicted wound. Read more
A brand of terror is rapidly unfolding, giving rise to a highly dangerous label: “Hindu terrorism”. It is being attributed to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS, a powerful right-wing organization that espouses fierce cultural nationalism built around Hindu values. Read more
Muslims face an urgent choice they must not sit over. They must decide between remaining cynical or overcoming cynicism. It is a critical choice and will determine how we see the world and would be seen by the rest of it. Read more