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Tariq Ramadan is not serious

Can Islam be reformed? What role, if any, should government play in bringing about reform?

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Islam's 'homeless mind'

by Jenny Taylor - 13th January 2010

I admit I was apprehensive.  The words Deobandi Dar-ul-Uloom had haunted me for years – and here I was preparing to drive there to check it out.

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Incredible! India

by Jenny Taylor - 5th January 2010

Just a 20-minute drive west of Varanasi, where the gods that decreed the caste system are still worshipped with fire, live the poorest people on earth.

They are the Musaha, the ‘rat people’, who have nothing else to live off but the field rodents with whom they have adapted a remarkable partnership.

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