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Integration-mad Muslims? by Shanon Shah

The second British Islam Conference (25-26 February 2017) discussed disability, domestic violence, interfaith relations, and the persecution of Ahmadis as well as the experiences of black Muslims, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

Europe Wrote the Book on Demonising Refugees, Long Before Trump Read it by Piro Rexhepi

We're told that Donald Trump is uniquely hardline in his anti-Muslim rhetoric. In fact, Europe's draconian attitudes have helped to legitimise his approach.

Why I Am A Muslim

Reza Aslan
The host of CNN's Believer, which explores rarefied worlds molded by faith and tradition, and author of No god But God, explains why he is a Muslim.

A Battle for the Soul of Pakistan

Beena Sarwar
Sehwan Sharif and other shrines in Pakistan are being targeted for terrorist attacks because militant Islam feels threatened by the popular adherence to Sufi Islam and values.

My Kind of Snowflake by Muddasir Ramzan

This winter’s snowfall has given us hope that climate change is not yet terminal. In previous years we had dry winters, which greatly disrupted the seasons. It was after so many years that Chillai Kalan, a forty day period of harsh weather ...

Bugged by Nationalism by Shanon Shah

Leaders everywhere seem to be catching a strange bug. For a fresh example, let’s turn our attention from the White House’s ‘fine-tuned machine’ to the one firing on all cylinders in Malaysia. On 18 February 2017, the ...

Many More Apologies are Owed to Canada's Muslim Community by Vicky Mochama

A peaceful, kind and diverse community has been treated as a pawn in a craven political strategy. And it's appalling.

In Memory of Dr Najah Kadhim Al-Radhi

It is with deep sorrow that the Muslim Institute learned, on 7 January 2017, of the untimely death of Dr Najah Kadhim Al-Radhi, the secretary of International Forum for Islamic Dialogue (IFID), and much-loved Muslim Institute Fellow. Since 2000, ...

Suddenly Muslims are America's Pariahs

Nesrine Malik
Officers 'just following orders', confused children, fearful parents: with Trump's vile ban Islamophobia has finally burst its banks

Kashmir on Film by Muddasir Ramzan

A writer friend recently asked me what I thought about the movie Kaafiron Ki Namaaz, and I confessed I hadn’t even heard of it. Early this week, while travelling back from Srinagar in a train, which had many of its windows broken, probably ...