Qanta Ahmed

Qanta Ahmed is an author at Religion News Service.

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COMMENTARY: Don’t surrender Islam to the Islamists

September 5, 2013

(RNS) “The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers.”   This was the Islamist poem quoted by the mayor of Istanbul, Turkey, in December 1997. Charged with using inflammatory speech, he was ejected from office and sentenced to jail by the Ankara High Court. Today, […]

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