Recently, a leader from Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia sanctioned the killing of apostates from Islam which has legitimate roots within Islam’s foundational texts. This week Hizb ut-Tahrir made the news again: The Australian reported about a video posted to Facebook by the Women of Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia, where two women demonstrated how Muslim men may discipline … Continue reading Hizb ut-Tahrir, wife-beating and the obfuscation of Silma Ihram
On February 13th, 2017 the ABC live-talk show 'Q&A' featured an altercation between Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied (YAM) and Australian Senator Jacqui Lambie regarding sharia law. Lambie stated that Australian authorities should deport all people who supported sharia – this prompted an histrionic outburst from YAM who mentioned that “praying five times a day is … Continue reading Yassmin’s Story – review, rebuttal, critique
There’s not enough you can say about the brilliance of Benny Goodman, one of the greatest big band jazz musicians and clarinetists. His heyday was during the 1930s and 1940s yet he performed for decades afterwards, even up until his death in the 1980s.
Another week, another interesting figure pops up in the news with controversial comments about Islam. This time it is Malaysian Member of Parliament (and former sharia court judge) Datuk Shabudin Yahaya.
Paco de Lucía (1947-2014) is considered one of the 20th century’s greatest flamenco guitarists. He was particularly famous for pioneering the ‘new flamenco’ style – de Lucía collaborated with other guitarists and blended flamenco with other genres, including classical, jazz and Latin fusion. Some of de Lucía’s well-known albums include Entre Dos Aguas (1975), Siroco (1987) and Luzia (1998).
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy which has been called “the most massive ever detected far from its central home”.
Another classic from big time jazz band leader Tommy Dorsey, featuring the Clark Sisters on vocals:
Daily Mail Australia has just reported on Hizb ut-Tahrir’s Uthman Badar confirmation of support for the killing of apostates from Islam. Last Saturday, Badar was asked by freelance journalist Alison Bevege about Hizb ut-Tahrir’s policy of killing apostates, as detailed within the group’s draft constitution published on their UK site (which was on the group’s … Continue reading Hizb ut-Tahrir’s Uthman Badar confirms support for the killing of apostates from Islam