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Na'eem Jeenah

Na'eem Jeenah

    Your struggle is my pride, my son
    Your struggle is my pride, my son
    Dear Shir'a, 
    Egyptian aftershock felt most by Israel
    Egyptian aftershock felt most by Israel
    As the Tunisian uprising gained momentum after four weeks of protests and former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was spirited out of the country,...
    Egypt at the crossroads
    Egypt at the crossroads
    Responding to demands of "Mubarak out!", Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced earlier this week that he would stay in power until presidential elections in September, and will oversee the formation of a new government and of constitutional amendments which will allow opposition...
    Muslims do have a sense of humour
    Muslims do have a sense of humour
    I disagree with Zapiro's recent cartoon on two grounds. First, his contention that Muslims have no sense of humour is not supported by the...
    This is not about freedom of speech
    This is not about freedom of speech
    That the real issue surrounding the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad is hate speech and incitement to violence, rather than freedom of...
    Bowing to one God
    Bowing to one God
    When foreign Muslims, including from some conservative Muslim countries, visit South Africa, they are usually stunned that there are so many...
    Women-led weddings: No big deal
    Women-led weddings: No big deal
    The big deal about the fact that a woman officiated at our Islamic wedding ceremony was that virtually no one thought it was a big deal. Apart from...
    Meaning beyond slogans
    Meaning beyond slogans
    Last week's picket against Israel's apartheid wall, organised by Jewish Voices (JV) and the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), is significant...