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Muslims shouldn’t over-react about Mehdi Hasan criticism

Readers of 5Pillarz need to understand that this site is about diversity of opinion and about openly tackling difficult community issues within a safe...

West and Israel benefit from Egypt chaos

The West and Israel are the real winners from Egypt's turmoil, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. I've been in Egypt for 10 days now and have...

Egypt: It’s the economy stupid

Away from the pro-Morsi protestors in Rabaa Adawiya and the pro-army activists in Tahrir Square there is another Egypt, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih in...

Egypt: A dangerously divided nation

I've only been in Cairo for a few days but it seems like everyone here has a different diagnosis of the country's problems and...

Ramadan Mubarak to all our readers!

On behalf of the 5Pillarz team I pray that this Ramadan will be a month of prayer, abstinence, reflection, Quran recitation and peace for...

7/7 anniversary: The British government continues to manipulate Muslims

Eight years on from the July 7 London bombings the British government still has its head buried in the sand, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. The...

The rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood

After incredible early successes during the Arab Spring the Muslim Brotherhood overstretched itself and is now squarely on the back foot, writes Roshan Muhammed...

The Sun plumbs new Islamophobic depths

Today the Sun newspaper plumbed new desperate, ridiculous Islamophobic and racist depths with its front page story on Channel 4’s decision to broadcast the...

The “sexual grooming khutbah” smacks of the worst kind of apologism

Today imams up and down the land are conducting a PR exercise aimed at appeasing the right-wing media and politicians, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. They...