Since 9/11, it has gained political traction over Europe and the US to decry all types of ethnic and religious prejudice against Muslims who are not only immigrants but also citizens. In the last decade, the surge of Islamophobia has become worldwide, reaching India, China and even Muslim countries.
- The passing away of the ‘global sheikh’ closes an epoch of engaged Islam. A portrait of Muslim Brotherhood’s former ideologist by Mohammed Hashas.
- Citizens who are member of societal, ethnic or religious minorities are per se more vulnerable than the rest of a country’s population. That should be the case in India, too. Yet rather than being protected by the State, many of them are facing increasing hurdles, if not outright harassment through public measures. Prof. Nandini Sundar explains how.
- From 20th century French novelists to contemporary American TV stars, the foundations of a theory bringing hatred and racist massacres across the West
- The late Egyptian philosopher has reshaped Islamic theology, challenged Western thinking and called to fight injustice. Mohammed Hashas draws his profile.
- Why were the moderate Islamists of PJD ousted from power, and how can that change Morocco’s political scenario?
- The great Arab scholar passed away last week. Together with other philosophers, especially Laroui and al-Jabri, he provided a major contribution to framing modernity as a human achievement to which Arab tradition could countribute.
- Women, religion, economic growth: prince Bin Salman’s reform programme proceeds, bringing relief to part of the society, but also many questions.
- The author of “Reopening Muslim Minds” discusses his call to fellow Mulsims across the world to rediscover that distinctive cosmopolitan approach which once made Islam great.
- How has Islam reacted to the thoretical and practical challenges posed by the pandemic which has disrupted world societies for a year?