Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; YtFrameworkTemplate has a deprecated constructor in /home5/finditi1/public_html/ifoundislam.net/plugins/system/yt/includes/site/lib/yt_template.php on line 17

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Browser has a deprecated constructor in /home5/finditi1/public_html/ifoundislam.net/plugins/system/yt/includes/site/lib/browser.php on line 139

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; YtFrameworkRenderXML has a deprecated constructor in /home5/finditi1/public_html/ifoundislam.net/plugins/system/yt/includes/site/lib/yt_renderxml.php on line 13

Warning: Declaration of YtUtils::resize($image, $width, $height, $mode = 'stretch', $image_type = NULL) should be compatible with YTools::resize($image, $width, $height = NULL, $config = Array) in /home5/finditi1/public_html/ifoundislam.net/plugins/system/sjcore/core/ytools/ytools.php on line 758
Welcome Home

I Found Islam

Helping new Muslims with what they need!


Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; YtObject has a deprecated constructor in /home5/finditi1/public_html/ifoundislam.net/templates/sj_perty/menusys/ytobject.php on line 13

Yvonne Ridley

Taliban Captive to Convert to Islam

Who is Yvonne Ridley?

http://www.themuslimtimes.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Yvonne-Ridley.jpg Yvonne was elected European President of the International Muslim Womens Union (in Special Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations) at their 2010 conference in Lebanon.

Her long career as a print journalist saw her working as a senior reporter with several well-known British newspapers including The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday and The Sunday Express. While working for the latter as Chief Reporter on an undercover assignment in Afghanistan immediately after 9/11 she herself became the subject of international headlines when she was held by the Taliban.

In addition to her work as an author, journalist and film-maker Yvonne is a committed peace activist, champion of civil liberties and advocate for women's rights. 

She is also the Vice President and media director of the European Muslim League (EML) headquartered in Milan and Bern since its inception in 2010.

Read more: Yvonne Ridley - Taliban Captive to Convert to Islam

My Faith: Rep. Keith Ellison, from Catholic to Muslim

By Chris Welch, CNN

September 1st, 2011

 

Keith Ellison takes his oath of office on a Qur'anMinneapolis, Minnesota (CNN) –Prior to 2006, few people even knew that then-Minnesota state legislator Keith Ellison was a Muslim. Because of his English name, he said, no one thought to ask.

 

But five years ago, when he ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives - a race he would go on to win - word of his religious affiliation began to spread.

Read more: Rep. Keith Ellison, from Catholic to Muslim

Search Hadith

Search in the Hadith
Search: in