Volume 1 – Issue 4

Volume 1 – Issue 4

The past and the future of the Salafi/Wahhabi trend in the former-Soviet Union

The possibilities for Islamic political space in the Former Soviet Union continue to create support for a singular trend from many surprising constituencies argues Zviad Jughashvili. As the Saudi regime is going through its most vulnerable phase the regime’s soft-power outreach through its Wahhabi educational institutions

The exploitation of Europe’s hidden migrants

With few legal avenues to settle and work in the EU, migrants are forced to work in the trading bloc’s agricultural sector generating billions of euros for its economies. Ahmed Uddin looks at the hidden infrastructure of exploitation. Over 500 years ago living standards and

Some thoughts on the Arbaeen walk

An opportunity to visit Iraq, specifically Najaf and Karbala provided Ahmed Kaballo with food for thought of how Islamic society does and could work. Last October I was lucky enough to be invited to witness one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the

The struggle against Blackface in the Netherlands

The annual Sinterklaas Festival in the Netherands has become a testing ground for the status of ethnic minorities and their attempts to influence what it means to be Dutch. The festival is based on a legend that every December, St. Nicholas travels to the Netherlands