Half of the Conservative party members in the UK believe Islam is threat, poll finds.

Almost half of Conservative party members believe Islam “a threat to the British way of life,” according to a poll which has reignited concerns over Islamophobia within Britain’s ruling party. It found that more than one-third of card-carrying Tories believed that...

Fighting Separatism to build an “Enlightened Islam”: The controversial project of French President Emmanuel Macron

Friday 2nd of October, French President Emmanuel Macron gave a two hours speech to announce a new bill to “ fight separatism” that will be submitted to the National Assembly on the 9th of December. Explicitly...

Machete Attack in Paris in Front of Charlie Hebdo Former Office

Friday September 25th, a man has stabbed two people in the city centre of Paris. The assailant was deliberately targeting the weekly French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, famous to have endured a terror...

Uber for Imams

 A London-based entrepreneur has launched an online platform that promises to revolutionize the way Muslims access religious services. Launched in the UK and US at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, ImamConnect...

Muslim Chaplains in the UK Military and Prison services

Military For serving personnel, life in the British armed forces is both rewarding and challenging. Not least for the hundreds of Muslims who help defend our country and safeguard...

‘Can we manage?’ Anxieties and politicisation in German debates on immigration

On August 31, 2015, Angela Merkel uttered a phrase that many1)https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/30/angela-merkel-great-migrant-gamble-paid-off have come to see as defining her 15-year tenure in power: in response to growing numbers of refugees arriving...

Two Arson Attacks Against Mosques in Lyon Trigger a Debate on Religious Freedom versus...

Two criminal fires targeting mosques in the Lyon urban area were reported. Fortunately, the damage remains material and there have been no human victims as both places were empty. However, such attacks...

Living The Muslim Atlantic: Gender

Introduction This report—the second of two produced by the British Council Bridging Voices project on 'The Muslim Atlantic’— represents an analytic synthesis and presentation of insights arising from two...

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1. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/30/angela-merkel-great-migrant-gamble-paid-off