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.
“Parastatals owe millions”
The front page article “Parastatals owe millions,” Daily News, Wednesday 15 August 2018 refers.
“Call for calm over explosives”
The front page article “Call for calm over explosives,” Daily News, Monday July 9 2018 refers.
Call for harsh sentence for robbing EMS staff
The article “Call for harsh sentence for robbing EMS staff,” Daily News Monday 02 October 2017 refers.
Condemnation of Aung San Suu Kyi’s response to persecution of Rohingya
Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has come in for widespread criticism for her response to attacks against the Rohingya people.
Letter to The Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Persecution of the people of Rohingya
Land invasions and the violence associated with it
Land invasions and the violence associated with it are unacceptable and the authorities need to enforce the law to protect the lives and properties of those affected.
Controversy over free condoms
The article “Controversy over free condoms,” Daily News, Page 5 Monday, 21 August 2017 refers.
Sports facilities in ruin
The front-page article “Sports facilities in ruin,” Daily News Monday, 10 July 2017 refers.
Taxi industry’s new targets
The article “Taxi industry’s new targets,” Business Report Monday, 10 July 2017 refers.
Qatar diplomatic crisis
The current Qatar diplomatic crisis doesn’t augur well for the politics of the entire Middle East.
Report on Sexual Offences: Adult Prostitution
With reference to the Government’s “Report on Sexual Offences: Adult Prostitution” we make the following comment:
Eyes in the sky
The article “’Eyes in the sky’ are watching” The Independent on Saturday, Saturday 03 June 2017 refers.
Mbalula to crack the whip on crime
The article “Mbalula to crack the whip on crime” The Mercury, Wednesday May 03 2017 refers.
Many South Africans living below poverty threshold
Many South Africans are living below the poverty threshold and many are struggling to make ends meet.