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International Women's Day - Dissenting Voices

“It’s women who have to take up these issues. The left is not going to do it. The left are trying to silence us.”

You would be forgiven for thinking this statement was made quite recently. 1,013 more words

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The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (Review)

The Satanic Verses, I had always assumed, in my filthy millennial ignorance, was an academic, non-fiction text. On learning it was a magical realism novel, I thought I’d find out why this novel had the author sentenced to death by Iran’s head of state. 517 more words

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ISLAM: An Insane Desire for Bloodlust

This is from Clash Daily.

ISIS is following the murdering, raping example set by their leader Mohammed The Pedophile.

They can read the instruction booklet of of Satanic Verses aka the Koran for operating instructions. 403 more words

The Satanic Verses/Los versos satánicos

Every time I read Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses, the more I fall in love with it. As impossible as it would have been (way too controversial) book should have won the Nobel Prize. 32 more words

The Spurious Story Of The ‘Satanic Verses’

Professor Muhammad Mohar Ali

I. Summary of the story

It has been mentioned above that most of the first batch of emigrants to Abyssinia temporarily returned to Makka on the basis of a rumour of a compromise between the Quraysh leaders and the Prophet. 7,665 more words

Islam

If Islam Is a Religion of Peace and Tolerance Then The Ayatollahs of Iran Are Not Real Muslims

The publication of The Satanic Verses in September 1988 caused immediate controversy in the Islamic world because of what was seen by some to be an… 296 more words

Islam

Rushdie, Charlie Hebdo, and Me

I’ve been reading peoples’ reactions to the Charlie Hebdo Affair in the media and on Facebook. There is a lot of soul searching going on about what is the appropriate response to the horrendous act and what is the proper way for people to express solidarity and outrage. 760 more words

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