Proposed French Ban on Religious Signs in School violates Freedom of...

One recurring difficulty for Muslim women in France is the ban on the Islamically prescribed headscarf from public institutions.

The Never-ending Story of Egypt: Al-Sisi and the Military Legacy

Caterina Aiena on Egypt's military legacy

GMD Memorial Essay, October 2010: Hebron Massacre by Meherun Nessa...

The Hebron Massacre took place on 25, February 1994, during fajr (dawn) prayer in the holy month of Ramadan.

Authorities must act against mainstream media terror incitement

Comments made in the wake of the New Zealand terrorist attack by Britain’s counter-terrorism chief, Neil Basu, that the mainstream media is responsible for...

Islamic Economics Hub


Western Capatalist economics have come to Muslim world with a label of Islamic Economics but it does not represent the essence of Islamic values and principles. We need a functioning Islamic Economy by replacing the entire capatalist idealogy and not merely replacing the terms. This Hub is a starting point to share articles, briefings and policy documents on Islamic Economics.

Bulgaria’s Muslims: From Communist Assimilation to Tentative Recognition

With the ascendancy of the communist regime in 1946 and its reign until 1990, Bulgaria's various Muslim ethnic groups witnessed harsh repression and forced assimilation campaigns.

Credit induced poverty eradication and gender empowerment

Liberal development theoreticians argue that Microfinance programs in Bangladesh present a comprehensive assault on the core reasons of poverty by empowering the most marginalized section of Bengali society; rural, poor women. But from what lens are they viewing this empowerment and is it working?

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