Is there such a thing as “Islamic feminism”?

Bassam Zawadi goes through different types of feminist theories and poses the question whether they can be reconciled with normative Islamic concepts, beliefs and...

Understanding Malala – the wider context beyond the polarisation

Pakistani political analyst Shiraz Paracha argues that Malala Yousafzai, who returned to Pakistan this week five years after being shot by the Taliban, is...

“A man of prayer, Quran, and charity” – This was my husband, Dr Abbas...

Hanaa Yehia, the widow of British surgeon Dr Abbas Khan, who died in a Syrian government prison in December 2013, describes the characteristics of...

Book Review: ‘A Virtue of Disobedience’ by Asim Qureshi

"Throughout the pages of this book, I have done my best to understand the world that I see before me through the lens of...

Archbishop’s views on Muslims and multiculturalism are a throwback to colonialism

Faisal Bodi argues that the Archbishop of Canterbury is the latest senior figure in British public life to jump on the Islamophobic bandwagon. The unending...

Are governments using subterfuge to discredit our leaders?

Tamim Mobayed argues if you think that our leaders are infallible, you need to wake up. But if you think that subversion and deception...

I know France, that’s why I don’t believe Tariq Ramadan accusations

Journalist Hafsa Kara-Mustapha explains why she doesn't believe the accusations of rape levelled against the prominent Muslim academic Tariq Ramadan. It feels odd to write...

Leave the hijab alone

On World Hijab Day, activist Siema Iqbal gives 10 reasons why educationalists are wrong to try and ban the hijab in schools. The obsession around...

Sara Khan’t rescue Prevent

Ibtihal Bsis, a barrister who deals with Prevent-related cases, says the appointment of Sara Khan as "extremism tsar" proves the Government doesn't care about...

Banning Muslim schoolgirls from wearing the hijab is institutional Islamophobia

The latest controversy surrounding an east London primary school banning young Muslim girls from wearing the hijab is yet another example of institutional Islamophobia,...
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