Author: Usman Mahmood

Is Islam a Feminist Religion?

Feminist religion? I WONDER why Islam cannot be called a feminist religion even though it gives equal rights and freedom to the women. Is there any other religion in the world which declares that the paradise lies at the feet of your mother? Moreover, good treatment of daughters would save parents from the burning fire of hell. Islam gave women right to own, keep and manage their own property, the right to ask and get a divorce in case of ill-treatment or abandonment from the husband, the right to remarry, the right to obtain an education. Islam mandated that...

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What is “Freedom of speech”?

Shun insults and hatred I am disappointed to hear remarks made at the Q Society’s fundraiser dinners in Sydney and Melbourne. Our world is passing through a turbulent time. It is important for all of us to shun those actions and statements that can cause unrest and hatred to spread in our peaceful society. We should work to unite people on common grounds rather divide them for political causes. Freedom of speech is a noble value if exercised within the framework of decency, honesty and respect. When speech is driven by insults, it reinforces stereotypes and prejudices, which is something...

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Freedom of speech, not hate!

I am disappointed to hear remarks made at Q-Society’s fund raiser dinners in Sydney and Melbourne. Our world is passing through a very turbulent times. It is important for all of us to play our positive role and shun all those actions and statements which can cause unrest and hatred to spread in our peaceful society. We should work to unite people on common grounds rather divide them for our political causes. Freedom of speech is a noble value if exercised within the framework of decency, honesty and respect. When speech is driven by insults it reinforces stereotypes and...

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Spreading truth of Islam

IT is not surprising to know that half of the Australian population would like to ban Muslim migration. We live in a world today that is very much influenced by media coverage. We base our opinions on what we are shown. The media is constantly putting Islam down, and instead of showing the good things of this faith, the media only shows the bad: the terror, the horror. It is unfortunate that radical Muslims and terrorists get more coverage in the media than those hundreds of millions of Muslim men and women who serve humanity as doctors, scientists, charity...

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