Central Asia: The Silent Massacre

Posted by on Oct 1, 2010 in Columns and Letters

Central Asia: The Silent Massacre

There is a silent massacre that has been going on for more than a decade with very little coverage in the Western media. Despite the horrific nature of the oppression under which the people of Central Asia are living, and numerous observers and whistle blowers describing the sheer terror, it seems like a non-issue for the freedom loving West. There are thousands of political prisoners in the jails of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. A Glor Moslamach member who has spoken to people who’ve visited this part of the world, describing unreal and unbelievable scene. An atmosphere of...

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Discussing the real issues

Posted by on Apr 29, 2010 in Columns and Letters

Discussing the real issues

The killing of young Toyosi Shitta-bey is a tragic one, but it doesn’t have to be repeated. We at Glór Moslamach believe that prevention is better than the cure. Dealing with racism is a matter of education that the Irish State can facilitate, but also one that we as people can get involved in. Fourteen hundred years ago, an African man climbed the Kabaa in Mecca and gave out the call to prayer as a victorious Muslim army stood in the sacred mosque. This man was one of the most important companions of the Prophet, our master Bilal from Ethopia. Upon seeing him on the Kabaa, one of the...

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