Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here

Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism


photo credit: El Watan

Eye-opening accounts of heroic resistance to religious extremism.

In Algeria, publisher Omar Belhouchet and his fellow journalists struggled to put out their papers the same night that a 1996 jihadist bombing devastated Press House, killing eighteen of their colleagues and neighbors.

In Afghanistan, Young Women for Change took to the streets of Kabul to denounce sexual harassment, undeterred by threats.

And many more…

From North Africa to South Asia and beyond, women and men of Muslim heritage challenge fundamentalism and terrorism in their own countries through artistic expression, journalism, grassroots organizing and public protest – no matter the risk or the lack of international support.

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