Posts Tagged ‘Hisbah’

Waleed Al Husseini is the New Kareem Amer!

Waleed Al Husseini is the New Kareem Amer!

Why are you afraid of him? Is your faith that fragile? Are your religious beliefs that vulnerable? Are you that weak? Who are you to censor another human being's thoughts? He is free to think and write just as much... (Continue reading)

Egyptian Liberals mourn the death of Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid

Egyptian Liberals mourn the death of Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid

Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid, a prominent Egyptian scholar once accused of apostasy for his contemporary interpretation of Islam, has died on July 5, 2010. He was 66. Officials at the Cairo hospital where Abu Zeid had been receiving treatment... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: The Egyptian Apostate

Tweet Egyptian progressive thinker, Dr. Sayed El Qemany was granted the State Award for Social Sciences. Egyptian liberals and seculars hailed the award while Wahabis and conservatives declared war on the "Egyptian Apostate". On Egyptian talks the following question was thrown on the table: هل يصح... (Continue reading)

The Egyptian Ministry of “Hisbah” – Fact or fiction?

The Egyptian Ministry of

This word "hisbah" has been popping up a lot in my face lately and it is usually associated with three things: 1) Saudi Arabia 2) The Muslim Brothers 3) An Egyptian intellectual, writer, artist, or thinker.... (Continue reading)