Rana Alshami | 21 December 2016 Violence against women by their husbands or other male members of their family has existed in almost every human society throughout history. In Gaza women are left alone and deprived of social support when they face violence. Domestic violence has affected several families for many decades and still dominates […]
20 December 2016 | Salaamedia South African journalist, Suna Venter, has just returned from the Syrian Turkish border. Smuggling herself into the war ravaged currently she provides an insightful understanding of her experiences. Pictures of her crossing into Syria can be found here. Listen to the full podcast below.
20 December 2016 | Salaamedia South African humanitarian aid organisations have joined hands to collectively raise funds to aid the Syrian humanitarian crisis. Under the auspices of the #SAveSyria campaign, the initiative hopes to provide some kind of humanitarian relief to thousands of people have fled to the Syrian-Turkish border and Idlib city in Syria […]
07 December 2016 | Salaamedia | Image: Youtube Pakistanis on social media have expressed their sadness of the reported death of one of the country’s famous Urdu singers, Junaid Jamshed. Senior journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai told Salaamedia they were still trying to ascertain the facts despite the news spreading worldwide through the internet. The singer was […]
1 November 2016 India’s Uniform Civil Code, a set of laws that aims to regulate Muslim marriages is being strongly advocated by Hindu nationalists. The UCC, opposed by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board may however have some elements that could improve the lives of women in abusive marriages. What similarities can be found […]
01 November 2016 By: Rana Alshami | Photo credit: The Palestine Chronicle Hello. My name is Rana Alshami and I report for Salaamedia. Today you may wonder what I am going to talk about, the story I came up with? You may know the Rafah border crossing or you may not. You may have heard […]
20 October 2016 For decades, Malawian migrants have been shifting south looking for economic prospects in South Africa. Many of them found work as muadhins, or callers to prayer from the minarets of mosques around the country. Inadvertently interaction between the Muslim Malawians and non-Muslims in South Africa resulted in the former inviting the latter […]