“When a society loses truly free, fearless and independent media, it is not long before basic human rights and political freedoms in that society take their leave. When media become a mouthpiece – no, make it bullhorns – for government ...
“When America invented the notions of Watchdog Media and Press Freedom, it was yet another connection America was making with Islam.” (Dr. Pasha)
“Our American newspapers were invented as Watchdogs. Today they are being laid to rest as Lapdogs.” (Dr. Pasha)
“There are those among Muslims who would like to graft Democracy onto Islam.
They say Islam is good and it is from God – from the East, they say.
And they say Democracy is from the West – and it is good, ...
“I sometimes think: What would it take for Muslims to see the obvious?
What would it take for Muslims to realize that Islam is Democracy and Dictatorship is Haram?
And it makes no difference whether it is a military or civilian dictatorship, or ...
"Democracy, people say, is “Government of the People, by the People.” At least that is how Abraham Lincoln defined it in his Gettysburg Address in 1963.
And that is a pretty good definition too. But is that all there is to ...
"What many people may not realize about Islam is that the Law of Gravity is as Islamic as Fasting and Prayers – what is called Siyaam and Salaah or Roza and Namaz. And having a safe, sturdy and secure ladder ...
For those of us who have been spared this harrowing situation by God, it is difficult to comprehend what it is to physically experience these conditions and to do so in many instances for generations – almost as if these ...
Men and women of Egypt!
Innocent tiny little tots of Egypt!
Young and old youth of Egypt!
Muslims and Christians of Egypt!
Congratulations to you all!
And may God shower you all with his love and grace!
And he has done so already, indeed. For, ...
That is what I say: Waa Islaamaah!
It is a distress cry - about the condition of Islam today. Poor, poor Islam! That is what it means: Waa Islaamaah!
And I will tell you why I am crying Waa Islaamaah! ...
Syed Husain Pasha
"The eventful year of 2011 is fading fast and the dawn of 2012 is about to break.
The world is abuzz with talk about Islam and Democracy. And people, good people, everywhere, are busy patching one to the other.
“I am often skeptical about Meetings and Committees.
For obvious reasons.
They are often wasteful of time and resources.
At times, they are little more than a refuge for the indolent and the indifferent -- and the generally unproductive.
In some quarters, they end up being ...
The most blessed and wonderful month of Ramadan is upon us.
Good people fast and pray during this blessed month.
And they stay away -- more than ever -- from bad things, whether it is bad speech or bad behavior.
The Month of ...
Islam means taking responsibility. And that means showing initiative when and where needed.
Initiative shows leadership. And Islam is leadership.
And that really is the foundation of true democracy and decentralization of power.
Kullukum Raa-in, says the Hadith.
Dr. Pasha has issued a call to world Muslims to observe a World Day of Repentance this 'Aashoora, 1433.
Muslims are human and as humans they have done many things over the centuries that are contrary to the best interests of ...
We call on the world – the entire world, Muslim as well as non-Muslim; in the East as well as in the West – to declare and celebrate Thursday, May 23, 2013, as WORLD DAY OF DEMOCRACY.
This year, May 23 ...
Please read this document by Dr. Pasha why all lovers of freedom and democracy all over the world must voice their support for Dr. Morsi at this critical juncture in history. [...]
I mostly limit myself to talking about Allah and his Deen. And to making the wonderful teachings and principles of the Qur’an and Hadith come alive to the new era in which we live.
Especially to those whose primary language is ...
“Here is a peek at that most astonishing of all partnerships – the one between God and Man, as they used to say – that provides as spectacular a definition of Islam as anyone would wish to have:
Allah has created ...
AUTHORITARIAN LEADERSHIP: ZILLAY ILAAHI MODEL
Jannat – what people call Paradise or Heaven – doesn’t come cheap or easy. There is a lot of toil, tears and heartache that goes into earning it.
All those virgins the mealy-mouths and the mercenaries in the media and elsewhere ...
Avoiding Excess Even in War
Proportionality Is Us
Two Miraculous Aayats in the Qur’an: Out of All the Others
Associating Islam with Extremism
A Bit of Context
Some More Context
Letter by Dr. Firdaus - Sent: 12 Dec 2007
Letter by Dr. Firdaus – Sent: 02 July 2010
It was a long time ago.
“We were both in the mosque. This super-good Muslim and me. But he was a really good guy, though. Then he suddenly comes rushing to me and says: “Do you know the king has issued ...
“Liberal Democracy sadly has come to mean free and fair elections so long as Islam and its advocates are not in the race and don’t have a credible chance of winning. It is the same old formula of Universal Tyranny: ...
“Some of the worst disservice to Islam may have been done by the mercenaries among us – those who turned Islam into a career path, rather than treating it as a cause and a mission that Islam was meant to ...
“When Anwar Sadat was military dictator of Egypt, he banned wearing of long robes for men on university campuses. It has taken Nicolas Sarkozy, a democratically elected civilian president of France, well over three decades to catch up with a ...