- 416 pages
- Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here
- Karima Bennoune
- 19 July 2018 Karima Bennoune
Eye Opening Accounts Of Heroic Resistance To Religious Extremism.In Lahore, Pakistan, Faizan Peerzada Resisted Being Relegated To A Dark Corner By Staging A Performing Arts Festival Despite Bomb Attacks In Senegal, Wheelchair Bound Aissatou Cisse Produced A Comic Book To Illustrate The Injustices Faced By Disabled Women And Girls In Algeria, Publisher Omar Belhouchet And His Journalists Struggled To Put Out Their Paper, El Watan The Nation , The Same Night That A 1996 Jihadist Bombing Devastated Their Offices And Killed Eighteen Of Their Colleagues In Afghanistan, Young Women For Change Took To The Streets Of Kabul To Denounce Sexual Harassment, Undeterred By Threats In Minneapolis, Minnesota, Abdirizak Bihi Organized A Ramadan Basketball Tournament Among Somali Refugees To Counter The Influence Of Al Shabaab From Karachi To Tunis, Kabul To Tehran, Across The Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, And Beyond, These Trailblazers Often Risked Death To Combat The Rising Tide Of Fundamentalism Within Their Own Countries But This Global Community Of Writers, Artists, Doctors, Musicians, Museum Curators, Lawyers, Activists, And Educators Of Muslim Heritage Remains Largely Invisible, Lost Amid The Heated Coverage Of Islamist Terror Attacks On One Side And Abuses Perpetrated Against Suspected Terrorists On The Other.A Veteran Of Twenty Years Of Human Rights Research And Activism, Karima Bennoune Draws On Extensive Fieldwork And Interviews To Illuminate The Inspiring Stories Of Those Who Represent One Of The Best Hopes For Ending Fundamentalist Oppression Worldwide.
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