Pakistan

Pakistan: Protests against blasphemy acquittal continue

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan-led protests take place across the country, a day after Supreme Court clears Aasia Bibi.

Pakistan: Thousands protest blasphemy acquittal, ignore PM's call

Pakistan

Protests erupt after court acquits blasphemy accused

Court frees Aasia Bibi - on death row for nine years - in a case that has become emblematic of fair trial concerns.

Africa

Police 'open fire' at Shia marchers in Nigeria's Abuja

At least one protester wounded in latest round of violence amid protests by supporters of jailed cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Nigerian police 'open fire' at Shia protesters amid Abuja clashes

Indonesia

Indonesia: Rally for moderate Islam halted over fears of violence

Some 70,000 members were on their way to Yogyakarta for the rally to launch inter-faith movement to counter 'extremism'.

Indonesia: Rally for moderate Islam halted over fears of violence

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

China

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Omir Bekali was asked to travel to Washington, DC to speak to Congress about his treatment in 're-education' camps.

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

China

China launches anti-halal campaign in Xinjiang

Communist Party leaders in Urumqi led cadres to swear an oath to 'fight a decisive battle against pan-halalisation'.

China's Urumqi takes aim at 'extremist' religious practices

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

Europe

French police raid Muslim association in 'counter-terror' probe

Around 200 police officers raided the headquarters of a Muslim association as well as homes of its members.

French police raid Muslim association in 'counter-terror' probe

China

China: 'Arabic-sounding' river renamed to curb Islamic influence

River 'Aiyi' is now called 'Diannong', because the original name sounded like Aisha, the Prophet's wife.

China: 'Arabic-sounding' river renamed to curb Islamic influence

Islam

The toll of burying Grenfell's dead: London's Muslim undertakers

For those who cared for the living and the dead after the Grenfell Tower fire, the struggle for justice continues.

United Kingdom

The Muslim undertakers of East London

A glimpse into the history of South Asian migration to the UK, through the work of a Muslim funeral business.

The Muslim undertakers of East London

This is Europe

Whitechapel, London: The Muslim undertakers of the East End

A family of Muslim undertakers offers a glimpse into a vibrant community that the far right has tried to demonise.

The Listening Post

Xinjiang: The story Beijing doesn't want reported

A special on the under-reporting of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims and the tale of the Southern Media Group.

Opinion

Yom Kippur and Ashoura: Are Muslims observing a Jewish holiday?

The Judeo-Islamic tradition has deep historical roots that Zionism and Islamism have tried to erase.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi