Posts Tagged ‘Kaffiyeh Day’

Killer Scarves: A Scientific Investigation into the Effects of Kaffiyeh Adornment

// June 6th, 2008 // 15 Comments » // Blog

Abstract: Contrary to previous findings, diligent scientific experimentation conducted by Dr iMuslim (PhD pending) of the London College of Fashion Accessories, has proven that the draping of a kaffiyeh onto one's person does not in fact induce any tendency towards engaging in terrorist activity.

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Kaffiyeh Day: What It’s Really All About

// June 4th, 2008 // 2 Comments » // Blog

Something I posted on MuslimMatters.org, that explains the event from a personal perspective. Btw, apologies if you're sick of me talking about this event… it'll all be over soon. ;)

I feel somewhat overwhelmed… I didn't realise this Kaffiyeh Day thing was going to be noticed by this many people! All good and success comes from God. But even with all the positive comments, I still wonder whether I did the right thing? Is this just a huge waste of time? Are things really going to change after Friday? Will the press even give two hoots about a bunch of Facebookers wearing kaffiyeh?

Press Release for Kaffiyeh Day

// June 4th, 2008 // 3 Comments » // Blog

If anyone can help me circulate the following to the relevant press (i.e., media that is not going to laugh at us!), then please leave me a comment. Thanks.


INTERNATIONAL “WEAR YOUR KAFFIYEH WITH PRIDE” DAY – Friday, June 6th – A response to the removal of the Dunkin' Donuts Ad & the derogatory stereotyping of Arabs and their culture.
Written on June 4th 2008

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More Cool Cartoon Buttons!

// June 4th, 2008 // 7 Comments » // Blog

Thanks & jazakallah to Shaikr.com for these! Right-click, save, to download them to your computer… paste onto blogs, websites, IM, social networks… go crazy. :)


My New Kaffiyeh

// June 3rd, 2008 // 10 Comments » // Photos

It arrived this morning, alhamdulillah. Thanks Joe Turner of Freedom Clothing for your prompt service. :)

Blinged up Kaffiyeh

Kaffiyeh nestled in a sea of colour

International “Wear Your Kaffiyeh With Pride” Day

// June 1st, 2008 // 46 Comments » // Blog

HELP NEEDED: I need help circulating this press release about Kaffiyeh Day, especially to the US press. Please leave a comment at the end of the press release post if you can be of assistance.

UPDATE 1: Please change your Facebook profile pic on the 6th to either of the following – especially suitable for those who cannot get their hands on a kaffiyeh on time, but want to show their support. They also make great blog buttons! Click on the links below to be taken to the image, and right-click, save, to download it to your computer:

Click here to download one of five comic book hero designs by Shaikr.com:

Click here to download this design by PalestineOnlineStore.com:

UPDATE 2: I've also created a Flickr group, along the same lines as the event page: http://www.flickr.com/groups/kaffiyehday/

UPDATE 3: Someone contacted me suggesting that participants of the event should also make sure to contact DD and demand that they offer an apology. Contact details have been added at the bottom of this post.

UPDATE 4: I wrote an article explaining Kaffiyeh Day from a personal perspective for MuslimMatters.org – read it here.

UPDATE 5: I wrote a “scientific” paper based on the preliminary results of the Kaffiyeh Day study. :)

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