This post was inspired in part by a vibrant discussion on Facebook at this FITNA group. (FITNA = Feminist Islamic Troublemakers of North America). Both the discussion and the group are public intentionally, and we invite readers and participants in the group from all over the world. 6,123 more words
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In fact, the two Far Rights—the Western one and the Muslim one—play off each other. As Jeanne Favret-Saada wrote in the wake of the Innocence of Muslims conflagration, “On one side we have cowardly networks of so-called defenders of the West who manufacture a provocation .
(This interview was conducted way back in February 2012, while I was interning with Tehelka. However, I believe its importance has only increased since then, given the current political climate. 1,216 more words