Masks, Veils, Vice and Virtue

In this week's Speakers' Corner, Zara Faris of the Muslim Debate Initiative discusses the right of Muslim women to wear the niqab in western...

Azerbaijan is heading towards civil war

Little has been reported in the international media about recent events in Azerbaijan where the ruling regime is cracking down on the opposition Islamic...

Review of the Year Sep 2015: NUS calls for boycott of PREVENT

September 2015 was an extremely busy news month at home and abroad. Domestically, the PREVENT counter terrorism agenda continued to target Muslim students and...

Q & A with a niqabi: I am a full member of British society

The niqab is making the headlines in the UK after Birmingham Metropolitan University banned the face veil and then reversed its decision last week. On...

What were the top British Muslim stories in 2018?

It's been yet another year when British Muslims were targeted by the state and the media, with our religious and political values under constant...

Bilal Abdul Kareem interviews Yvonne Ridley about her offer to ISIS

Former Taliban prisoner, Yvonne Ridley, recently offered to exchange places with Scotsman David Haines who is being held captive by ISIS. Her offer comes...

Islamic charity starts at home: Feeding London’s homeless

In this interview Hanan Chehata, who runs The Children of Adam charity, explains how feeding London's homeless is Islamic, necessary and rewarding. 5 Pillarz: Tell...
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Boys in the Cave podcast: Ummah in focus

In this episode of the Boys in the Cave podcast, deputy editor of 5Pillars, Dilly Hussain, discusses the Jamal Kashoggi murder, intra-Muslim racism, nationalism, the...
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VIDEO: Ertugrul Gazi and the birth of the Ottoman Dynasty

Deputy editor of 5Pillars, Dilly Hussain, collaborated with KJ Vids to produce a short video on the history of Ertugrul Gazi and the birth...

For and against: Are Sunnis oppressed in Iran?

The recent case of Reyhaneh Jabbari, who was recently executed in Iran for murder, has put the country under the human rights spotlight. Western governments...
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