Forced to choose between heating and eating: UK families hit hard this winter

“MUSLIM CHARGED FOR TERROR OFFENCES”. The newspaper headlines are constantly assaulted by terror-related cases. It has become our daily ritual to be bombarded by...
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EXCLUSIVE: Dilly Hussain interviews Bilal Abdul Kareem on Syrian war

In this exclusive interview, deputy editor of 5Pillars, Dilly Hussain interviews American journalist, Bilal Abdul Kareem, who is currently based in rebel-held Idlib about...

Review of the Year Oct-Dec 2016: Trump wins and Aleppo falls

We conclude our look back on 2016 with the months October to December, during which international news dominated with the election of the Islamophobe...

Review of July-September 2016: Post-Brexit hate crime soars

We continue our review of 2016, focusing on the month’s July to September when post-Brexit hate crimes soared and Anjem Choudary was convicted of...

Review: The state of the Middle East in 2016

Abdul-Latif Halimi reviews the current situation of the Middle East, discussing the most significant developments that have occurred in 2016. 2016 has been a turbulent...

Review of the Year April-June 2016: Sadiq Khan elected London mayor

We continue our look back at the major Muslim news stories in 2016 at home and abroad. The months April-June were dominated by the...

Review of the Year Jan-March 2016: David Cameron voted Islamophobe of the Year

Over the next few days 5Pillars will be looking back over the biggest Muslim stories of the year, at home and abroad. We start...

Louis Smith: I want to apologise directly to the Muslim community

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith has told 5Pillars that his behaviour in a video where he is shown mocking Islam was "inexcusable," and that he...

The martyrs of 1987 and the Saudi violation of Hajj

Arzu Merali is one of the founders of the Islamic Human Rights Commission   Arzu Merali argues that last year’s disaster in Mina was just more...

Why are Scottish Muslims more comfortable with their identity than English ones?

Nafees Mahmud is a freelance writer based in Scotland   5Pillars journalist Nafees Mahmud explores why Muslims in the land of thistles and bagpipes experience life differently...
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