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- November 18, 2014
Westerners tend to think of Islamic societies as backward-looking, oppressed by religion, and inhumanely governed, comparing them to their own enlightened, secular democracies. But measurement of cultural distance between the West and Islam is a complex undertaking, and that distance is narrower than they assume. Islam is not just a religion, and certainly not just a fundamentalist political movement.
Voices of Iraq
- Ilham AlMadfaii
- Iraqi musician
Sample from Al-Madfaii's 1997 interview with BN Aziz, prepared by Manaslu Gurung 4:01
- Malcolm X
- Excerpt from Malcolm AlHajj Malik Shabazz' comments in the debate "Black Muslims vs Sit-ins" with James Baldwin and head of the NAACP. Sample 6:07
Radio Tahrir calligraphic logo design by
The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions and values. That is art.
- a poem.. a song..
- "Arab Apocalypse"
'Arab Apocalypse', excerpt by the author Flash
AbdalHayy Moore reads from 'Ramadan Sonnets' --www.danielmoorepoetry.com
- Book review
- G Willow Wilson's
The Butterfly Mosque
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about Hassen Abdellah in the team page.