Ask Me Anything: Conversations on Niqab

The new CBC weeknight show Connect with Mark Kelley recently aired a segment on niqab as part of its "Ask Me Anything" series, in which members of the public are given the chance to ask questions about the experiences and perspectives of a designated person.  Previous "Ask Me Anything" conversations have included a nurse who had swine flu and a Canadian soldier who recently returned from Afghanistan.Last Thursday's segment featured Rabia Khan, a university student and part-time teacher, and … [Read more...]

The Muslims of India Reborn

For an extended analysis of India Reborn see Muslim Lookout.CBC TV recently played a four-part documentary on India called India Reborn. The series was well-done and diverse, demonstrating India to be a paradox of a country. From filthy, filthy rich people to the dirt poor, India is a country of all colors, figuratively and literally. India also has the second largest Muslim population in the world, with the largest being Indonesia. Yet, Muslims are still a relatively small minority in the … [Read more...]