Busting the Myths of Fasting in the Month of Ramadan

Come July 10th, Muslims all over the world will be commencing their annual fasting ritual during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam and all Muslims are required to fulfill these obligations. During Ramadan, as a basic rule Muslims are to abstain from consuming any food, water, […]

The tudung debate: Time for change?

The following is a contribution from an¬†anonymous¬†writer. I remember some years ago when Singapore made international headlines for prohibiting young Muslims girls from wearing the tudung or hijab in public schools. The brief story was that these children (albeit just a handful), having followed the instructions of their parents, turned up at their respective schools […]