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The Impact of Religious Difference – by Abdul Mateen

Since the fallout of 9/11 ‘beauty’ is a noun rarely, if ever, associated with religious difference.  As a Muslim living in the West, debunking fallacious arguments and sweeping generalisations has become a second job. Extinguishing the fire of prejudice and dismantling stereotypes is an exhausting task but one of paramount importance in such a polarised world. At times I feel thrust under the microscope of suspicion; presumed guilty until proven innocent. Satan rejoiced when Adam (pbuh) came out of Paradise, but…

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Being Different

September 22, 2011 By

I’ve been treated as ‘different’ many times due to my skin colour, religion, and misconceptions to do with my religion. I’m sorry to burst the bubble but there are still people who also have a…

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