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.
Boko Haram's mass abduction of the girls has sparked international disgust and anger.
Just a few days after the shocking bus accident in which 8 young Zulu maidens and two minders lost their lives we are faced with the horrific accident at Field’s Hill which claimed the lives of at least 22 people, with many critically injured.
It is unacceptable that communities have to take to the streets to voice concern over motorists who speed through their neighbourhoods. The lives of all residents, especially children, are at constant risk and at the mercy of speeding cars.
Across news channels, there has been relatively guarded use of certain words in profiling suspects in the reporting of the callous bombing in Boston where two explosives went off within seconds of each other, near the crowded finish line of the city’s annual marathon race.
Human rights are conceived as universal and egalitarian. The sanctity of life, dignity, value and blood of every individual is something which all humans generally subscribe to.
The new owners of "Reggies" toy stores, Mr. Christian Larsen and Mr. Mohsin Mia, have gone on record confirming that Reggies toy stores have ended their relationship with the Jewish National Fund (JNF), an Israeli para-statal directly involved in Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinian people.
Darul Ihsan Centre, a non-profit welfare, educational and Islamic organisation would like to place on record our absolute objection and opposition to TopTV’s application and intention to broadcast pornography via its satellite television network.
PUBLIC Protector Thuli Madonsela, in her recent address to business leaders in Stellenbosch, stated how corrupt government officials and the unethical business fraternity were siphoning large sums of public money by submitting false bills to government departments.
The article “SA ‘needs effective anti-graft body’,” Mercury, Thursday, 19 April 2012 refers.
Many South Africans have embraced the idea of Ubuntu and many have been made to believe that the spirit of Ubuntu is all pervasive in our society.