Political Islam versus Political Islamism? Germany debates the threat of Islamic activism

The debate on Islamism and political Islam in Germany is flaring up again. Earlier this month, a position paper by politicians of the Christian Democratic Union and Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) is, for the first time, calling for targeted measures against what...

Muslim Council of Britain elects first female leader

The Muslim Council of Britain has elected its first female leader. Zara Mohammed, 29 from Glasgow, said it was an "honour" to be appointed as the new secretary general after winning the most votes in a poll of affiliate...

Germany’s Bundestag Could See a First Syrian Refugee Member

Tareq Alaows is a Syrian politician, activist and legal advisor living in Germany, and is making his mark as the first Syrian refugee candidate for the German parliament, the Bundestag. Representing the...

French Law on “Republican Values” and Global Security Law: How they converge toward a...

One bill and one law are currently garnering critique : the bill to Strengthen Republican Values and the Global Security Law. The Global Security Law...

Imams in Lyon reject Macron’s Charter of Republican Values: Local Resistances to the “French...

Emmanuel Macron initiatives aiming at better control French Islam face significant resistance. This article focuses on one local case in Lyon, and gives an overview of the ongoing critiques of the...

French Law on “ Republican Values” and the challenge of Muslim political representation

The first political announcements surrounding the French project of President Emmanuel Macron towards French Islam have already been largely covered. The bill on “ Reinforcing Republican values...

Supreme Court allows 3 Muslims put on no-fly list to seek damages against federal...

The Supreme Court of the United Sates allowed three Muslims who had been placed on no-fly lists, to sue for financial damages against FBI officials under a federal law meant to protect...

Julie Burchill’s Book Contract Cancelled Over Islamophobic Tweets

The journalist Julie Burchill has had a book contract cancelled after her publisher said she “crossed a line” with her Islamophobic comments on Twitter. Burchill’s publisher, the Hachette imprint Little Brown,...

Featured in Europe

Featured in North America

Featured Publications

Special Coverage

Featured Videos

Archives

Share Button