by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Feb 3 2017
... Created in 2011 by artist and activist Tanzila Ahmed, #MuslimVDay cards are a series of satirical "Muslim-themed" Valentine's Day cards with new messages each year that joked about news of the day. ...More hijacking Valentine’s Day at NBC - where 'islamophobia' is still 'news'
# Memories / Christianophobia?:
Why Don't Muslims Celebrate Valentine's Day?
... 2- Celebrating valentine's day means resembling or imitating the pagan Romans, then the Christian people of the book in their imitation of the Romans in something that was not part of their religion. If it is not allowed to imitate the Christians in things that really are part of their religion - but not part of our religion - then how about things which they have innovated in their religion in imitation of idol-worshippers?Pakistan: Valentine's Day celebrations banned in Peshawar
Imitating non-Muslims in general -whether they are idol-worshippers or people of the book - is Haram (prohibited), whether that imitation is of their worship - which is the most serious form - or of their customs and behavior. This is indicated by the Quran, Sunnah and Ijma' (scholarly consensus): ...
By Priya Joshi
February 13, 2016
Valentine's Day has been officially banned in the city of Peshawar, in Pakistan. The district council unanimously passed a resolution banning people from observing the annual celebration of love, denouncing the festival as un-Islamic. ...Iran rules “decadent” Valentine’s Day celebrations a crime
Published: February 12, 2016
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it is cracking down on Valentine’s Day celebrations and shops engaging in them will be guilty of a crime. ...Saudis clamp down on valentines
Monday, 11 February 2008
... The Saudi Gazette quoted shop workers as saying that officials had warned them to remove all red items including flowers and wrapping paper. ...