Billboards, Blasphemy, Apostasy, and the Image of Islam
How do you improve the image of Islam? With billboards?
Billboards might help if they showed that Muslims support the rights of bloggers like Raif Badawi to criticize Islamic governments, or that Muslims support the rights of all non-Muslims. But advertisements for religion? We have too much of that already.
My take at the Express Tribune: “The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), as reported by The Express Tribune on September 1, 2015, initiated a nationwide campaign to ‘create awareness about the religion (Islam)’ by displaying billboards that, as ICNA spokesman Nadeem Baig stated, hopes to,“raise awareness about the faith and to dispel myths about the Muslim Americans…” more