The potential ban of halal chicken in France : a misinterpretation by some imams and a generational gap between Muslims?

Last week in a joined statement by – the Great Mosques of Paris, Evry and Lyon – announced that it would not be possible anymore to get halal poultry in France. They condemned the French government for planning to ban halal slaughtering...

BioNTech Founders Awarded Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit

Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin have been awarded the German order of merit for their role in the development of the BioNTech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. It was the first of a host of vaccines to be granted certification in the EU, in late December 2020,...

Islamo-leftism versus Islamophobia : The ideological polarization of French Academia

After the attacks on "Islamo-leftism" in French University , comes the fight against Islamophobic scholars. On March 4 2021, two professors of the Political Science Institute of Grenoble...

Austria’s Observatory for Political Islam and Securitization of Islam

Image: Jacek Dylag In July of 2020, Austria’s minister for integration, Susanne Raab, announced the opening in Vienna of the Observatory for Political Islam (‘Dokumentationsstelle Politischer Islam’). The...

“Islamo-leftism”, Culture War and Academic Freedom: It’s All about Islam

On February the 14th, Frédérique Vidal, the French Minister for Higher Education made controversial declarations on “Islamo-leftism” – Islamo-gauchisme – and its negative influence on Universities during a TV interview. She even stated that...

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,...

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...

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...

Featured in Europe

Featured in North America

Featured Publications

Special Coverage

Featured Videos

Archives

Share Button