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Why I Do Not Agree With Hudud In Malaysia

For a rewritten and revised version of this article, read here:

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Hijab: Compulsion or choice?

One of the most common and heated debates between Muslims: Do Muslim women really need to wear hijab? Is it in the Qur’an?

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Journal #1

Sometimes I do wish I could be taken back to a simpler time — when all the rules were already laid out for me and all that was left was … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Real Housewives of ISIS’: Has comedy gone too far?

A few days ago, I stumbled upon a video of BBC2 Revolting’s new comedy sketch, ‘Real Housewives of ISIS’. Naturally, it received a lot of criticism for its insensitivity and … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Problem With Blind Faith

A few weeks ago, I did a poll on Twitter asking my followers if Dajjal was mentioned in the Qur’an.

December 26, 2016 · 5 Comments


Does your God hate anyone who doesn’t believe in Him, And commands you to condemn them to Hell for thinking so? Does He hate all the gays and only loves … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Even disbelievers believe.

dis·be·liev·er —  a person who refuses to believe something or who lacks religious faith.

December 5, 2016 · 1 Comment


God made the angels bow To the first man He created; Adam. But Iblis refused to submit, Thus he was banished from Heaven. Using Adam’s rib, God made him a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 1 Comment


In 610 CE, Gabriel appeared before the Prophet. “Read!” He said, But the Prophet was illiterate. “Read in the name of your Lord who created — Created man from a … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The spiritual façade of recitation.

The Qur’an’s guidance is in its meaning, not recitation or pronunciation.

March 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Truth About Radicalisation

Very rarely are Islamist movements religion-driven. They are mostly political movements hiding behind the guise of religion.

March 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Is history repeating itself?

Obeying our leaders is one of God’s commands, said Jakim at one of their sermons titled “A Test Of Loyalty” last week.

March 17, 2016 · 3 Comments