Protest Power

Rahman Mohamed
The secrets of powerful protesters

When people think of protests the first image is often people holding signs, chanting, and walking in a circle or just standing still.  Protesting is an art.  It’s used to fight the authorities (those who have more power than you) so you can get what you want.  Many protests are similar – chanting and holding signs, often in front of a place related to the authorities they’re challenging.  The most successful have had their own style and image.

If anyone wants proof that there really is a method in any field, you just have to find experts.  Experts are people in their field who know the best way to do something; expert protesters (aka activists) are people who have got what they want, made changes to better their lives and the lives of others.

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Understand Islam

Answers to the Islam Crossword
Rahman Mohamed

On 5 April The Guardian Islam was reported to be the fastest growing religion in the world today and is predicted to be the majority religion in the world by 2075.  Today Islam, the religion, and Muslims, persons who follow Islam, have been reported to be facing increasing discrimination and victimization of hate speech and discriminatory violence.  Check out the answers to the Islam Crossword.  You’ll learn more about Islam.  If you missed the click on the link or check out the archives.

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The Islam Crossword

Rahman Mohamed

Today Islamophobia has become a common term.  It is used to describe fear of Islam and Muslims.  With the current events in Syria and terrorism Islamophobia growing.  Some say terrorism has been equated with Islam and Muslims today.  The recent attacks in the United States and Britain, most recently in Manchester has risen fear of Islam and Muslims.  Much of this fear is based on misunderstanding.

The theme of this crossword is Islam.  It includes Arabic terms used in Islam and by Muslims.  It also includes names of persons and locations associated with Islam that have contributed to historical and local culture and society.  Check back later for the answers.

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