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How Muslim Americans are fighting Islamophobia and securing their civil rights...

How Muslim Americans are fighting Islamophobia and securing their civil rights Emily Cury, Northeastern University The past year has been a difficult one for American Muslims. According...

Abdul Haleem Noda, the first Japanese Muslim

With the beginning of the era of Japanese Renaissance, known as the era of Meiji, started in 1868, there were only two countries in...

DIY Terrorism: Are we really seeing the rise of a ‘new...

Are we really seeing the rise of a 'new jihad'? Samantha May, University of Aberdeen In a BBC interview just after the recent Manchester suicide bombing,...

Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered

Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered Mohammad Hassan Khalil, Michigan State University Editor’s note: The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, starts Friday, May 27,...

Could an Islamic reformation prevent violent radicalisation in Egypt?

Could an Islamic reformation prevent violent radicalisation in Egypt? Georges Fahmi, European University Institute Deadly attacks on two churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanata and...

Terrorism, Or What Shall Be Done

Written By Haroon Moghul  I had refrained from writing anything about the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester principally because it took me a long time...

Pakistan’s outdated blasphemy laws are not fit for the 21st century

Pakistan's outdated blasphemy laws are not fit for the 21st century Parveen Akhtar, Aston University A recent escalation of violence in Pakistan inspired by reports of...

Should we worry about Islamism in Indonesia?

Should we worry about Islamism in Indonesia? Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir, University of Melbourne Anxiety about radicalism and religious tolerance in Indonesia have triggered reactionary responses that...

Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive, and faith can be...

Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive, and faith can be an important liberator Susan Carland, Monash University Islam is not unique in having theological interpretations...

How the hijab has grown into a fashion industry

How the hijab has grown into a fashion industry Faegheh Shirazi, University of Texas at Austin Nike, the well-known U.S. sportswear company, recently introduced a sports...