Crescent International Vol. 30, No. 9

Newsmagazine of the Islamic movement

Iqbal Siddiqui

Rabi' al-Thani, 1422 2001-07

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Hector Abu Dharr Manzolillo

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Book Review

THE EVOLUTION DECEIT: THE SCIENTIFIC COLLAPSE OF DARWINISM AND ITS IDEOLOGICAL BACKGROUND by Harun Yahya. Pub: Ta-Ha Publishers, London, UK, 1999. Pp: 234 (with colour pictures). Pbk: £4.95.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Editor

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Editorials

As this issue went to press (June 26), Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon was meeting with US president George W. Bush at the White House in Washington. It was the second meeting between the two men since each came to office earlier this year, and a calculated demonstration of the US’s partiality towards Israel.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Features

Until recently it was unknown for multinational corporations to be prosecuted for corruption in developing countries, and for local claimants to sue the giant companies in their own states. In Africa, Asia and the Middle East governments, anxious to create an impression of honesty...

Developing Just Leadership

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Islamic Movement

The Islamic Revolution in Iran inspired and raised expectations among Muslims all over the world. Over 20 years later, it has not been followed by Islamic Revolutions in other Muslim countries. ZAFAR BANGASH, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, considers the experience and progress of the global Islamic movement during this period.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Occupied Arab World

Is the past finally catching up with Ariel Sharon, better known as the “Butcher of Beirut”? A case was lodged in a Brussels court on June 18 by survivors of the massacre at Sabra and Shatila refugee-camps (1982), accusing the Israeli prime minister of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Occupied Arab World

When, on May 3, US president George W. Bush said in a speech to the American Jewish committee that “we must turn the eyes of the world upon the atrocities in Sudan” but only as a “first step”, adding that “more will follow”, he knew what he was talking about.

Developing Just Leadership

Jakarta Correspodent

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

South-East Asia

At a time when the Indonesian government is dragging its feet over its promise to make ‘peace’ in Aceh, without even punishing the perpetrators of decades-long violence against civilians, an international labour-group has taken the unprecedented step of further exposing a less-known incident involving an American multinational corporation

Yahya Asmar

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

Special Reports

All over the Muslim world, and in the Arab countries in particular, there now lives a class of Western expatriates, usually American, who live like an imperial elite and whose true role is often unclear.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

World

There were angry demonstrations in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, on June 25 as Macedonians protested that members of the Albanian National Liberation Army (NLA) and other Muslims had been allowed to escape from the village of Aracinovo in the outskirts of Skopje.

Empowering Weak & Oppressed

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

World

A vigorous debate is underway in York Region (the site of Crescent’s Canada office), on the question of racism, or more precisely how to address the issue of racism in the school curriculum.

Developing Just Leadership

Zia Sarhadi

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

World

Commentators in Pakistan as well as abroad expressed surprise when general Pervez Musharraf assumed the title of president on June 20. It is a step in the opposite direction “to the restoration of democracy”, lamented a US state department spokesman after hearing the news.

Developing Just Leadership

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 09, 1422

World

Turkey’s constitutional court has banned Fazilat (‘Virtue’), the Islamist opposition party, for undermining the country’s secular order. The court’s decision, delivered on June 23, came just a few days after general Huseyn Kivrikoglu, chief of general staff...

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