Monthly Archives: March 2007

Islam and globanalisation

Hamid Dabashi

Until late last month, when Salman Rushdie added his name to those of a few other like-minded souls and signed a statement attacking Muslims for having been outraged by a set of Danish cartoons depicting their prophet with satirical ridicule, something seemed amiss in that whole global uproar, writes Hamid Dabashi*


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NPR: Islamic Group’s Wrath Stokes Fears in Gaza

Islamic Group’s Wrath Stokes Fears in Gaza

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Morning Edition, March 2, 2007 · Islamic fundamentalists are suspected of murdering three women thought to be prostitutes in the Gaza Strip. The deaths follow the bombing and torching of businesses and public places that radicals believe to be un-Islamic.

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