'Swedish prayer call debate treats Islam like a static religion'

The Local 10 January 2013

Ignorant politicians have allowed a vocal minority of the Swedish Muslims who don’t want to adapt to life in a secular and democratic state to dominate the debate about calls to prayer at Sweden's mosques, argues contributor Nima Gholam Ali Pour.

The Swedish debate about the call to prayer treats Islam like a static religion that is wholly resistant to change.

It relies on an image of Islam propagated by both the Counter Jihad movement and by fundamentalist Muslims. (continue reading...)