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“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...

‘Towards the Islamic front’: A Dutch Calvinist party’s anti-Muslim turn

On November 1, the Dutch Parliament adopted a motion that children visiting mosques as part of school outings must not be compelled to pray...

Muslim Council of Britain launches scheme to train women for leadership...

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), Britain’s leading Muslim organisation, has launched a scheme to train women for leadership in mosques and community bodies. The six-month scheme is currently being undertaken by twenty women, who are given one-to-one mentoring and visit “best-practice mosques”. They are also given public speaking training and training in media relations.

Denmark’s burqa ban is a repeat of so many before it....

The recent burqa ban introduced in Denmark is the latest manifestation of a recurring pattern of burqa bans in Europe. These bans tend to end up backfiring, so will Denmark’s end up doing the same?