Letters to Editors
The Media Desk contributes local, national and international news articles for the website and also focuses on news content of the Muslim world. etters commenting on broad issues are also regularly sent to the editors of newspapers Below are a few letters which were sent by the Media Desk and published in newspapers. Bias and negative reporting against Islam has become a very real phenomenon in the media, especially in the international press.
The Darul Ihsan Media Desk primarily monitors the media for Islamaphobic (anti-Islamic) comments and anti-Islamic sentiments made in the mainstream media and interacts positively with media portals conveying the Islamic perspective.
The tragedy that Norway has faced is immense in a small country where little or no violence takes place. As Norway mourns the carnage wrought by a self-styled crusader against Islam, news media around the world face hard questions about their haste to point fingers of suspicion at Muslims.
The sudden demise of a leading, renowned and well-respected Durban Scholar and Cleric, Moulana Yunus Patel on a pilgrimage journey in the holy city of Makkah has plunged the community in deep grief and sorrow. Aged 65, Moulana Patel (1946-2011) is survived by his widow, two daughters, a son and their spouses and children.
In reference to the front page article in The Independent on Saturday May 28, “SA criminals don’t fear ‘inefficient’ police,” it is indeed a shocking scenario that research shows that ‘a criminal can get away with 105 serious offences on average before being arrested,’ and that they regard the SAPS as “highly inefficient.”
The 'barbaric rape of a frail 92 year granny' in Isipingo is shocking news. A 29-year-old male suspect, who has been arrested, is a neighbour of the victim.
A 'neighbour' is expected to have due respect for the elderly and should offer a degree of 'protection and safety' for them.
The Daily News
I have been grappling with this daunting question of why only after a statesman or country's leader is out of office does some of the facts and truth begin to surface. I am specifically referring to the article,”Blair’s war plan secret revealed”