Male Circumcision Violates Human Rights

Male circumcision, widely regarded as harmless, still violates the bodily autonomy of children and carries many medical risks. Ahead of a vote in the Icelandic parliament, a bill to outlaw male circumcision has ignited controversy across Europe, with conservative religious figures – Jewish, Islamic and Christian faith leaders among them – rallying together in common […] Read more

Confronting Superstition in Postcolonial Mozambique

In Mozambique, murders of albinos, bald men, and other superstition-fueled crimes are common. Where do these ritual killings come from? Recently, there have been reported incidents of harmful acts that are connected with traditional beliefs and practices across the region. For instance, some people attacked traders and fishermen for ‘tying the rain’. They alleged that […] Read more

Comparisons Between Female Genital Mutilation and Male Circumcision are False and Dangerous

By: Dr Zuhdi Jasser, Dr Waqas Khan, and Dr Shaaz Mahboob, in partnership with America Matters The comparison between Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and male circumcision on a medical basis is false and endangers women who are subjected to it. Introduction The April 2017 federal indictment of multiple Muslim physicians for the crime of female […] Read more

Muslim-American Femicide and the Intersectional Feminist Enablers

Honor killings of Muslim women in the United States and across the West persist. Is intersectional feminism giving cover to these practices?   “At least international media can see how I am trying to change the typical orthodox mindset of people who don’t want to come out of their shells of false beliefs and old practices.” […] Read more

Sex Crimes in Sweden – What’s Really Going On?

The recent wave of migrant sex crimes in Sweden has received much international media attention and varying narratives in reports. Where does the truth lie? In the time of the #metoo hashtag where many celebrities globally have come forward in opening up about being victims of sexual harassment and sex crimes, Sweden recently gained attention […] Read more

Africa’s Fraudulent ‘Miracle Pastors’ Must Be Held Accountable

Across Africa, fraudulent ‘Miracle Pastors’, claiming to be prophets who cure disease and end misfortune, are exploiting and scamming vulnerable Africans. Botswana has reportedly closed down the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church of the Malawian self-acclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, citing concerns over ‘miracle money’ claims. Bushiri’s church taught its members that they could make money through […] Read more

‘Need Mechanisms’ and the Spread of Hinduism in Kenya

Under the guise of free eye surgeries, the Hindu Council of Kenya is attempting to convert Kenyans in need of medical assistance to Hinduism. A lot has been said about religion in Africa, and how Africans are so addicted to spiritual and magical beliefs. There has been an overwhelming focus on the manifestations of religious […] Read more