US Midterms 2018

Anti-Muslim campaigning in the US is a 'losing strategy': report

Muslim Advocates found 80 instances of 'clear anti-Muslim rhetoric' employed by political candidates in 2017 and 2018.

Anti-Muslim campaigning in the US is a 'losing strategy': report

Opinion

The Saudi regime does not represent Islam

The Khashoggi affair is yet another reason for the world to abandon the assumption that the kingdom represents Islam.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

United States

Arsonist gets 24 years in jail for Texas mosque fire

Marq Perez had set fire to the Victoria Islamic Center, a crime seen as part of a wave of bigotry towards US Muslims.

Arsonist gets 24 years in jail for Texas mosque fire

US Midterms 2018

US midterms ads accuse Democrats of 'terror' ties

Several Republican and super PAC ads under fire by watchdogs, fact-checkers and rights groups for false accusations.

US midterms ads accuse Democrats of 'terror' ties

China

China legalises 're-education camps' in Xinjiang

Centres tasked to teach Mandarin Chinese, legal concepts and vocational training, and carry out 'thought education'.

China legalises 're-education camps' in Xinjiang

Opinion

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Brett Kavanaugh, and imperial feminism

Why imperial feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a convinced crusader for Brett Kavanaugh's cause.

Azeezah Kanji

by Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji

United Kingdom

Was a hugely popular BBC series fair to Muslim women?

Around 11 million watched The Bodyguard finale, the latest UK show to draw criticism over inclusion and representation.

The Bodyguard's female Muslim bomber character stirs debate

United Kingdom

Three injured after car rams into people outside London mosque

Police are investigating a possible 'hate-crime' after a car collided with worshippers leaving a Shia Islamic centre.

Three injured after car rams into people outside London mosque

South Korea

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on refugee crisis

UN refugee agency spokesperson discusses why it has not taken a more active role to help Yemeni refugees in South Korea.

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on Yemeni refugee crisis

Islamophobia

Two UK mosques attacked with catapults

The mosques were hit with large metal balls fired from heavy duty catapults, breaking several windows.

Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults during evening prayers

Opinion

The story of British Pakistani men, told by a native informant

BBC's 'Lost Boys?' is a lazy reproduction of racist, culturally essentialist stereotypes approved by an 'insider'.

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Opinion

A Muslim American political renaissance?

A record number of progressive Muslim Americans are vying for governmental office across the US.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

The Listening Post

Grappling with the far right on the UK's airwaves

Do the media help manufacture far-right movements? Plus, Ethiopia's new prime minister and the hope for media reform.

Europe

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

The former UK foreign secretary compared Muslims who wear veils with bank robbers in article published in major outlet.

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

United Kingdom

'Dehumanising': Muslims dissect Boris' 'burka' comments

The former foreign secretary is yet to apologise for saying Muslims wearing the full face veil 'look like letter boxes'.

UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson's racist 'burka' comments