Author Archives: Lamaan

UK Muslim Men Less Likely to be Convicted of Sex Offences

UK Muslim Men Less Likely to be Convicted of Sex Offences In all the bigotry swirling around migrants who bring drugs disease and rape, here I take aim at reports that keep resurfacing about Muslim men being more likely to … Continue reading

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Zakat – the need for new simple rules

Zakat – the need for new simple rules The giving of regular charity in Islam is a duty, but there are many different confusing rules which mean we need to organise as a community to pick rules we live by … Continue reading

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The 10 Principles of Islamic Politics

The 10 Principles of Islamic Politics With various crises in the Muslim world and constant misrepresentation of Islam we need to work to establish the principles around which Muslims can and should unite to present  and represent Islam accurately. Here … Continue reading

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Order from Chaos

Order from Chaos A few thoughts about Turkey and the spate of theatrical terror attacks….  

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7 Ways People Corrupt Islam

7 Ways People Corrupt Islam With the recent spate of murders carried out under the banner of Daesh, it is essential that people appreciate how to distinguish what is Islam as given to us by the Prophet Muhammad in the … Continue reading

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When You Can Hit Your Wife The Qur’an famously allows husband to hit their wives. This gives many Muslims some not insignificant difficulties to explain in the West in particular where daily the media where Islam is presented relentlessly as … Continue reading

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Jizya is for Pagans Traditional Islamic shariah rulings give a place for “People of the Book” in society but charges them a poll tax called Jizya. What then is the place of Athiests, Polytheists and others generally. Here I review … Continue reading

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Democracy and Self-Determination – new page After the principle of Freedom of Religion, the next principle of Islamic politics is that decisions are reached by shurah, what this means is explored here…

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Freedom of Religion – new page The foundational principle of politics in Islam is the freedom of religion, without which there is nothing but oppression. Read about it here…

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Reforming Islam – new page Why is the Muslim world plagued by civil wars and division? Is Islam the problem? Read the new page “Reforming Islam”  

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