Tsarnaev & the Death Penalty

After two years the jury has finally come to agreement that the 2013 Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves the death penalty. Sadly, it was not surprising to see some of the reactions pouring through on Twitter under the #Tsarnaev hashtag: You get the picture. Of course, this is not to make a claim of having brought…

The Complacency of “God is Merciful”

Over the past couple of days a common phrase is being propagated amongst a number of Muslims that I’m surrounded by, which at first sounds accurate, but once the context is clarified it becomes immediately apparent how it is being used falsely: God is All Forgiving and All Merciful الله غفور رحيم While these are…