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Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here Eye opening accounts of heroic resistance to religious extremism.In Lahore, Pakistan, Faizan Peerzada resisted being relegated to a dark corner by staging a performing arts festival despite bomb attacks In Senegal, wheelchair bound Aissatou Cisse produced a comic book to illustrate the injustices faced by disabled women and girls In Algeria, publisher Omar Belhouchet and his journalists struggled to put out their paper, El Watan The Nation , the same night that a 1996 jihadist bombing devastated their offices and killed eighteen of their colleagues In Afghanistan, Young Women for Change took to the streets of Kabul to denounce sexual harassment, undeterred by threats In Minneapolis, Minnesota, Abdirizak Bihi organized a Ramadan basketball tournament among Somali refugees to counter the influence of Al Shabaab From Karachi to Tunis, Kabul to Tehran, across the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and beyond, these trailblazers often risked death to combat the rising tide of fundamentalism within their own countries But this global community of writers, artists, doctors, musicians, museum curators, lawyers, activists, and educators of Muslim heritage remains largely invisible, lost amid the heated coverage of Islamist terror attacks on one side and abuses perpetrated against suspected terrorists on the other.A veteran of twenty years of human rights research and activism, Karima Bennoune draws on extensive fieldwork and interviews to illuminate the inspiring stories of those who represent one of the best hopes for ending fundamentalist oppression worldwide. Free Download Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here By Karima Bennoune For Kindle ePUB or eBook – brazilianportuguesetranslator.us

New Read Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Hereauthor Karima Bennoune For Kindle ePUB or eBook – brazilianportuguesetranslator.us
  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here
  • Karima Bennoune
  • English
  • 15 July 2018
  • 0393081583

    10 thoughts on “New Read Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Hereauthor Karima Bennoune For Kindle ePUB or eBook – brazilianportuguesetranslator.us


  1. says:

    This book addresses the charge that Muslims are doing nothing to end fundamentalist violence The author, fluent in Arabic, French and English, interviewed nearly 300 people from almost 30 countries from Afghanistan to Mali and has compiled story after story of brave people resisting those who practice violence in the name of the Muslim faith These stories make it clear that what s happening in the Muslim world is a clash within civilizations, not between civilizations These stories are This book addresses the charge that Muslims are doing nothing to end fundamentalist violence The author, fluent in Arabic, French and English, interviewed nearly 300 people from almost 30 countries from Afghanistan to Mali and has compiled story after story of brave people resisting those who practice violence in the name of the Muslim faith These stories make it clear that what s happening in the Muslim world is a clash within civilizations, not between civilizations These stories are about brave people livin...


  2. says:

    What an amazing and important book that everyone should read but won t It is often times disturbing and difficult to read as a woman, as a mother and as a caring citizen of the world I was amazed by all that I did not know about that world that I live in and was ashamed and embarrassed of all of my petty concerns in the face of real brutality In a world where Americans believe that only they are terrorized by Muslim Fundamentalist this book steps forward and introduces us to a world at large ...


  3. says:

    The real war being fought is not between the West and Islam but within Islam among the fundamentalists and the non conforming Muslims This internal war is responsible for a huge number of killed raped and kidnapped Muslims as opposed to the very few Westerners which is why this book is so relevant as it chronologies the conflict across many states from Pakistan to Dajikstan and Mali The many glaring fallacies in the fundamentalists arguments are exposed and a great number of very courageous an The real war being fought is not between the West and Islam but within Islam among the fundamentalists and the non conforming Muslims This internal war is responsible for a huge number of killed raped and kidnapped Muslims as opposed to the very few Westerners which is why this book is so relevant as it chronologies the conflict across many states from Pakistan to Dajikstan and Mali The many glaring fallacies in the fundamentalists arguments are exposed and a great number of very courageous and determined individuals fighting the fundamentalists are interviewed Each story is an epic with real heroes emerging among the ordinary Muslims who are sacrificing their lives in order to fight the fundamentalist as fighting is the only way The author very rightly points out that the fundamentalists use the process of elections in order to enforce Shariah o...


  4. says:

    This is a necessary story but it does have some flaws which undermine the impact Bennoune s point is that we should forget about the clash between civilizations and look at the clash within civilizations First, I m not sure I agree with that Civilizations don t function in a vacuum as if the world begins and ends at their borders She talked to hundreds of Muslims around the world who have opposed fundamentalism in their own countries at great risk to themselves and their families The storie This is a necessary story but it does have some flaws which undermine the impact Bennoune s point is that we should forget about the clash between civilizations and look at the clash within civilizations First, I m not sure I agree with that Civilizations don t function in a vacuum as if the world begins and ends at their borders She talked to hundreds of Muslims around the world who have opposed fundamentalism in their own countries at great risk to themselves and their families The stories of murders, torture, bombings, intimidation, executions, terror are horrific because they are so personal A mother had six children murdered just outside her home and when she finds their bodies in a ditch, one of her sons is wearing the new pants his sister saved to buy him for Eid But, the writing is awkward in spots the editing could be better Finally, there are too many stories about women Obviously, women come in for some of the harshest repression and punishment from fundamenta...


  5. says:

    Easily the best book I ve read this year Also, probably the most suitable book recommendation for those who ve been asking what moderate Muslims are doing to actively reject fundamentalism They re doing PLENTY.Stories of resistance include those of feminists, LGBT activists, school teachers on the West Bank, religious Muslims, atheists and agnostics of Muslim heritage, people continuing to encourage cultural and arts events despite direct threats to their lives, and people involved in the A Easily the best book I ve read this year Also, p...


  6. says:

    Karima Bennoune presents a very different narrative from what you commonly read about Islam Throughout the book, she interviews activists from the Muslim world, all of whom are fighting for greater tolerance, equality, and rights Ms Bennoune s stance is apolitical, distributing equal criticism at conservatives who practice bigotry against Muslims and also Western liberals who make apologies for Islamist thought.This book is well worth reading for any follower of contemporary events, from thos Karima Bennoune presents a very different narrative from what you commonly read about Islam Throughout the book, she interviews activists from the Muslim world, all of whom are fighting for greater tolerance, equality, and...


  7. says:

    Extremely timely This is a highly charged book with interviews ofthan 300 people, who are also Muslims, but are on the frontlines of battling religious fundamentalism extremism exceptionalism Some of these stories are really eye opening especially the accounts of the enforcement of Sharia ...


  8. says:

    What a great book Karima Bennoune manages brilliantly to report the side of the story that is often neglected The stories of people she interviewed will forever be with me One of the most important books I ve read in 2017 Will definitely recommend to everyone.


  9. says:

    There is a strain in American popular thought and foreign policy which can perhaps best be paraphrased by a t shirt I remember from the seventies Purporting to quote the Airborne, it said, Kill them all let God sort them out This is the same attitude that has justified successive wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drone killings, and the infamous use of torture by U.S intelligence services Not only is such an approach morally repellent, but even the most hardened advocate of Realpolitik should There is a strain in American popular thought and foreign policy which can perhaps best be paraphrased by a t shirt I remember from the seventies Purporting to quote the Airborne, it said, Kill them all let God sort them out This is the same attitude that has justified successive wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drone killings, and the infamous use of torture by U.S intelligence services Not only is such an approach morally repellent, but even the most hardened advocate of Realpolitik should be able to see by now that it is ineffective Thinking that we have removed the cancer of Saddam Hussein, we have created the constantly metastasising Islamic State Our cynical reflex is either to prop up brutal dictators like Abdel Fatteh El Sisi or the brutal Saudi regime when they serve us, or to obliterate their countries when they don t.Karima Bennoune s insightful book suggests that there i...


  10. says:

    I would recommend this to any one who thinks Muslims in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, America, Tunisia, Iran you get the gist are not doing anything to fight fundamentalism The right time to write such an insightful book when Islamophobia is on the rise, around the world The author distinguishes between Islam a religion of peace and fundamentalism politically driven In support, she interviews many people from various professional backgrounds and brings their stories to us the I would recommend this to any one who thinks Muslims in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, America, Tunisia, Iran you get the gist are not doing anything to fight fundamentalism The right time to write such an insightful book when Islamophobia is on the rise, around the world The author distinguishes between Islam a religion of peace and fundamentalism politically driven In support, she interviews...

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