Amnesty: Egypt police must be reined in to prevent further bloodshed

Evidence that the Egyptian security forces have once again used unwarranted live fire and other excessive force underlines the crucial need for police reform,...

Professor Omid Safi – Looking beyond the White House iftar

Professor Omid Safi teaches Islamic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and he refused to go to the White House...

Muslim women leaving the West to fight jihad in Syria

Women involved in political or religious violence is not a new phenomena writes Dr Ilyas Mohammed. For example, women have been part of groups such...

Obama’s hypocrisy and the White House iftar

German freelance journalist Emran Feroz argues that whilst US President Barack Obama invited Muslim representatives for iftar at the White House earlier this week,...

Kenyans infuriated over Britain’s banning of khat

Despite their majority Muslim population, Somalis and Arabs provide the largest market for khat in the world, writes Mohammed Kahiye from Nairobi. My friend Hussein...

Memo to El-Baradei: “You can’t eat neoliberalism”

Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Muhammad El-Baradei told Foreign Policy "You Can't Eat Shariah" in...

Pakistan’s first non-sectarian mosque calls for Muslim unity

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The US agrees to Aafia Siddiqui’s extradition

The US has offered Pakistan a deal to sign a prisoner swap agreement involving the extradition of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. If the agreement is signed, the...

African Union troops aided illegal charcoal export to Somalia

A confidential 500 page report by United Nations monitors accuses Kenyan soldiers in the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia of facilitating illegal charcoal...

Ramadan campaign launched for Dr Aafia Siddiqui

The Justice for Aafia Coalition have launched a Ramadan campaign for Dr Aafia Siddiqui and are calling on all supporters and human rights activists...
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