Category archives for Spain

How Europe came to forget about its Arabic heritage

BY ABDUL HAQ COMPIER Source / Courtesy: January 2011, Alislam-eGazette Summary: Traditional education about Western civilisation tells the story of how around 1500, Greek texts recovered the lost memory of Europe’s Greek and Roman past and unleashed an era of progress in science and civilisation called the Renaissance. In fact, the progress in civilisation had begun in […]

Tear down the Spanish Wall!

By Zia H Shah MD At the time of Spanish inquisition when each and every Muslim was killed or forced to convert on the point of sword, in the fifteenth century, it was not only bloody but also ensured that no formal credit could be given to Islam or to its founder, the Holy Prophet […]

Amnesty International advocating human equality and rights of minorities every where

Amnesty International describing herself: Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. Our vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and […]

Mariano Rajoy's party wins Spain election

Source / Courtesy: China Daily MADRID – Mariano Rajoy has been elected as the next prime minister of Spain with a landslide victory in the general election on Sunday. Rajoy’s center-right People’s Party pocketed over 10,300,000 votes to win 186 seats after nearly 98 percent of the votes were counted. The PP polled 44.5 percent of the votes, […]