As Turkey’s economy shrinks, Syrian refugees want out of the country

  Nafees Mahmud is a freelance writer and journalist based in Istanbul. His work has been published in the Middle East Eye and The Guardian. Fearing...

EXCLUSIVE: Why I left Breakthrough Media, the Home Office’s secretive propaganda agency

In this exclusive interview with 5Pillars, 21-year-old Amina Aweis who previously worked for the Home Office's propaganda agency 'Breakthrough Media', describes what she witnessed...

What Hajj means to me

Tanweer Khan, the founder of the new social media platform Labayk, reflects on his three Hajj pilgrimages and how they have changed his life. I’ve...

LGBT schools row – 10 myths busted

The row over LGBT teaching has spread to more schools but has been wilfully misrepresented by the mainstream media, politicians and some headteachers. Faisal...

Taste Ramadan: True sacrifice, is when you give up that which you love

An exclusive editorial by the Myriad Foundation explains the spiritual reasoning and the social benefits behind their national 'Taste Ramadan' campaign, which takes place...

Why is helping Palestinian refugees a problem?

The UK-based charity Interpal have experienced several obstacles in supporting Palestinian refugees. In this feature, they explain why Muslims should not be dissuaded by...

Sri Lanka attacks: Does the official version stack up?

The Sri Lankan authorities have blamed "local Islamist groups" possibly linked to foreign organisations for the Easter attacks which killed over 350 people. But...

EXCLUSIVE: Caliph Abdulhamid’s great-grandson on Ottoman history and state of the Ummah

In this exclusive interview with the great-grandson of Caliph Abdülhamid II, deputy editor of 5Pillars Dilly Hussain discusses Ottoman history, the state of the...

Muslim identity: The impact of narratives

Muslims need to take control of their own narrative, the editorial team from MPACUK argues. “Until the lion learns how to write, every story will...

Dr Kate Godfrey-Faussett: I’m the victim of a witch hunt against the Muslim community

In an exclusive interview, 5Pillars spoke to Muslim psychologist Dr Kate Godfrey-Faussett who has recently come under mainstream media attack over her opposition to the...
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