The gendered nature of Islamophobia increasingly highlighted as hate crimes rise.

Tell MAMA UK, a national project which records and measures anti-Muslim incidents in the United Kingdom., has said that over half of all reported hate crimes in the UK target visibly Muslim women. Religious hate crime has risen in the UK by 40% from...

German intelligence agency publishes new report on ‘Islamist anti-Semitism’

The German domestic intelligence agency, the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz – which roughly translates as Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution – has published a new report titled “Anti-Semitism in Islamism”. In it, the Office professes to shed light on Muslim and Islamist...

German Muslims celebrate Ramadan, in spite of recurring political debates

Adherents to the Islamic faith across the world are currently celebrating Ramadan – including millions of Muslims who live in Germany. In many respects, German Muslims’ experience is hardly unique. Ramadan in Germany also...

Ramadan 2019 : The rise of the ‘green’ iftar

  This year has seen the continuation of the trend towards ‘green’ Iftars, the breaking of the fast in a manner that it is environmentally friendly and ethically sound. Guides are available that provide advice to...

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) releases the “American Muslim Poll 2019”,

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) has released the “American Muslim Poll 2019”, its forth annual poll in which different religious groups, and those that consider themselves non-affiliated, are surveyed in order...

Islamic research in Germany: A new Qur’anic commentary – and old questions of politicisation

Austrian theologian Mouhanad Khorchide, professor for Islamic religious pedagogy and director of the Centre for Islamic Theology at the University of Münster in Germany, has published the first part of a wide-ranging commentary of...

“Europe’s first eco-mosque” opens in Cambridge

Cambridge Mosque, “Europe’s first eco-mosque” has opened after much anticipation. Sustainability and eco-friendliness have been prioritised in the building of the mosque and its mission statement, which quotes Dr Tim Winter, chairman of the...

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) wins landmark victory in Texas as Anti-BDS Act...

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the United State’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organisation, won its lawsuit on behalf of Bahia Amawi. Amawi, a speech language pathologist in Texas, lost her job...

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