Muslims: Don’t Confront Violence With Silence (Huffington Post)

Sir, it was 1995, North Medical Ward of Pakistan’s Mayo Hospital, where you famously said in your English-Punjabi accent, “Putter ji, batti uthay balo, jithay hanaira howay” (Son, light a candle where it’s dark). You [...]

Why Hide After Shouting ‘Fire’ in a Crowded Theatre? (Huffington Post)

At some stage, we all run out of words. To me it happened yesterday, as I witnessed the news of four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, killed by militants in Benghazi. Perhaps because I have previously denounced such violence [...]

Don’t Throw Acid on Islam’s Face (Huffington Post)

I bet you didn’t know these two recent stories: A 49-year old female in New York suffered burns on more than 50 percent of her body because her father poured acid on her face and body. A 29-year-old female in Montreal suffered burns on [...]