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Tariq Ramadan’s daughter calls for justice on his 56th birthday

Maryam Ramadan, the daughter of jailed Muslim academic Professor Tariq Ramadan, marks his 56th birthday by making this appeal for supporters to contact their...

Muslim woman denied French citizenship after refusing to shake hands with official

A French court has upheld a ruling denying an Algerian woman citizenship after she refused to shake the hand of an official. The woman, who...

Swedish woman who refused to shake hands at job interview paid compensation

A Swedish woman has won compensation after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake with a male interviewer. Farah Alhajeh, 24, was...
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VIDEO: Saudi badminton players refuse to compete and handshake with Israel team

Saudi Arabia's national badminton players refused to shake hands and compete with the Israeli team in an international tournament in Ukraine.

Denmark niqab ban: They want to eradicate every symbol of Islam from public life

5Pillars editor Roshan Muhammed Salih spoke to niqab-wearing Danish Muslim student Sabina. She told him that the niqab ban in Denmark is the result...

Protests in Denmark following controversial burqa ban

Denmark is the latest in a series of European countries to enforce the so-called "burqa ban," resulting in hundreds of demonstrators protesting against the...

Muslim woman horrifically assaulted in Belgium

Two men have targeted a 19-year-old Muslim woman in Belgium, inflicting injuries upon her with a sharp object and calling her a “filthy Arab.” The...

Tariq Ramadan’s health “has deteriorated seriously”

The Free Tariq Ramadan campaign has said that the prominent Swiss Muslim academic's health has deteriorated seriously, citing a neurologist who examined him recently at...

Netherlands approves partial ban on face-covering garments like the niqab and burqa

The Netherlands has approved a ban on face-covering garments which include the niqab and the burqa in some public settings. The “limited prohibition” applies in...

Medieval Umayyad town in Spain designated a World Heritage site by UN

The remains of a medieval Muslim dynastic town in Spain have been made a World Heritage site by the United Nation’s cultural body UNESCO. Medina...
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