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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Silent Movement On Toronto Street

Posters on lampposts condemning discrimination
Rahman Mohamed

The war in Syria has brought many actions to Toronto including funds being raised by the Assyrian Chaldean Syriac Student Union (ACSSU), raising awareness of Syrian culture and current survival conditions, and displaying the life of a Syrian refugee by imitating it.   Recently a silent movement has appeared; a series of posters has appeared on lampposts at Spadina, south of Bloor.  The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is at the corner of Spadina and Bloor, across from the TTC Spadina Station.  Further down the street is the University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre.  Along the way there are a series of posters promoting acceptance of Muslims and encouraging an end to fascism
Featuring silhouettes and short text a set of three simple paper posters are seen along Spadina on lampposts covering regular sale and help wanted signs.

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Who’s the WHO (World Health Organization)?

The global watchdog of the Earth’s wellbeing
Rahman Mohamed

With images of Syrian refugees living in extreme conditions, many Canadians are thanking their condition and thinking how to improve their situation.  They are trying to find the best meal.

Syrians in refugee camps are thinking more about where to sleep, how to keep their teeth clean, how to survive getting old, even though they will (hopefully) turn 45 at some point and thinking about the health of friends and family who’ve been taken prisoner and children in refugee camps.  There have been many fundraisers to help Syrian refugees.  To make sure the funds raised are used for most necessary health products there’s a UN body to oversee: the WHO (World Health Organization).

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