Islam

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‘A nightmare’: British Muslims left stranded by Saudi hajj booking system
Hundreds who paid for travel through Motawif system say they missed flights after their bookings ‘failed’

Aina J Khan

27, Jun, 2022 @6:10 PM

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The Balance review – film about Muslim entertainers treads a fine line
The rise of an Islamic arts industry is celebrated by its screen, music and comedy stars, but the view rarely strays beyond a western perspective

Phil Hoad

27, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Australian Muslim group lodges complaint against Twitter for failing to remove ‘hateful’ content
Complaint to Queensland Human Rights Commission accuses platform of not taking action against posts that ‘vilify’ Muslims

Eden Gillespie

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 PM

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British Muslim travel agencies in uproar over Saudi hajj changes
Saudi Arabia tells pilgrims to use new online system and to seek refunds from any agencies they have already paid

Aina J Khan Community affairs correspondent

26, Jun, 2022 @3:52 PM

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‘They will butcher our stories’: how British TV is failing Muslims
In spite of successful shows like We Are Lady Parts and Ms Marvel, there are still not enough Muslim stories on our screens. Here, Islamic creatives speak out about being told their values are boring – and that they can’t be sex-positive

Sammy Gecsoyler

23, Jun, 2022 @1:02 PM

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The French are obsessed with the burkini – and it’s all getting a bit embarrassing | Arwa Mahdawi
The world is burning and France is fixated on whether women wear long sleeves to have a swim – a furore with obvious roots in the country’s deep Islamophobia, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

21, Jun, 2022 @1:52 PM

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UN human rights chief to forgo second term amid China trip criticism
Michelle Bachelet, strongly criticised over Xinjiang visit, cites personal reasons for decision

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Violent BJP rhetoric and bulldozing of homes show Indian Muslim dilemma
Anger over the ruling party’s belligerence simmers, but community leaders know the far right itches for confrontation

Amrit Dhillon in Delhi

13, Jun, 2022 @1:21 PM

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Patriotism, optimism and striding ahead: the often overlooked story of Muslim Britain | Miqdaad Versi
A new poll shows the challenges from Islamophobia and discrimination still remain, but also a growing confidence, says Miqdaad Versi, public affairs spokesman for the Muslim Council of Britain

Miqdaad Versi

13, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Film bans are less about offence, more ‘community leaders’ showing who’s boss | Kenan Malik
Pulling The Lady of Heaven from cinemas is a win for self-appointed gatekeepers of Islam

Kenan Malik

12, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Sajid Javid attacks ‘cancel culture’ as UK cinemas pull ‘blasphemous’ film
Cineworld cancelled screenings of The Lady of Heaven ‘to ensure safety of staff’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

08, Jun, 2022 @6:12 PM

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UK cinema chain cancels screenings of ‘blasphemous’ film after protests
Cineworld cancels all showings of The Lady of Heaven after branches were picketed by Muslim activists

Helen Pidd, Jessica Murray and Andrew Pulver

07, Jun, 2022 @2:43 PM

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