Entries by M. Zuhdi Jasser

Anti-Islamist activists call for action against Morsy

Anti-Islamist activists call for action against Morsy Egypt Independent, 1/8/12 Anti-Islamist activists distributed statements Tuesday advocating a second revolution on 24 August against the Muslim Brotherhood and calling for the downfall of President Mohamed Morsy and the Freedom and Justice Party. The statements, distributed next to Fateh mosque in downtown Ramses Square, coincided with messages […]

MPAC’s political agenda with the Aurora, Colorado Tragedy

In the wake of the tragic shootings in Aurora, CO, the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) wasted no time in trying to capitalize on the tragedy for their own political agenda.  The organization issued an email newsletter entitled “Now is the Time to End America’s Culture of Violence,” which sickeningly used the image of an […]

The trouble with “Jumah at the DNC”

It is troubling that the Democratic National Convention has decided to promote and lend its name and national political platform to the organizers of the “Jummah at the DNC”. The leaders of this event – Jibril Hough and Imam Siraj Wahhaj as advertised are no moderates. They are radicals. These individuals embrace Islamist supremacy and […]

SYRIA: Three million people need food aid – UN

SYRIA: Three million people need food aid – UN DUBAI, 2 August 2012 (IRIN) – The Syrian conflict has left up to three million people in need of food assistance and agricultural support in the next year, according to the UN and the Syrian government. Family income has dropped; the cost of fuel is rising; […]

7 Ways America Can Get Its Mojo Back in Egypt

7 Ways America Can Get Its Mojo Back in Egypt Eric Trager, Foreign Policy, The Washington Institute August 2, 2012 With its initial attempts at building bridges in Cairo having backfired, the Obama administration is looking for new ways to improve America’s image in Egypt. Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsy is trying to get down to business, […]

Ramadan and religious freedom

Ramadan and religious freedom By Azizah al-Hibri and M. Zuhdi Jasser, The Washington Post, 8/2/12 From North and South America to Europe, and Africa and Australia to Asia, including the Middle East, Ramadan reminds Muslims of the soulful ties that bind them together. For Muslims, it is a month to strengthen faith in God and reaffirm […]