Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf

Hajiya Bilkisu lost her life in the Jamarat tragedy, September 2015, inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. An obituary prepared by Bala Muhammad and published in the Daily Trust, Nigeria notes: Hajiya Bilkisu was the most prominent female journalist from … read more



Modi’s India reports, ‘The lynching of a 50-year-old man by a mob which accused his family of consuming beef in the northern Indian village of Dadri has sparked outrage with opposition parties alleging that such incidents are a result of the … read more

Muslims in Britain

Nadiya Hussain, ‘another social media favourite, with many canvassing for ‘Nadiya as Bake Off queen’’. Photograph: Love Productions/BBC/Love Productions

Hijab & Mainstream British Culture

Muslim women in hijabs are becoming increasingly visible in the public domain, whether appearing in EastEnders, Android ads, or The Great British Bake Off. Twenty years ago, when I began wearing my headscarf, “hijabis” were a rare sight, but now … read more



Casework Support Officer

Organisation: Islamic Relief Salary:  Competitive Location: London, UK Contract: Permanent Ref: UKD/CEO/09 Closing date: 2nd October 2015 We are currently looking for a UK Director based in London to provide strategic organisational leadership, inspiration and guidance to ensure that the … read more

Featured Videos


Ahmed Mohamed – CBS News Interview

ABC News Interview with the Texas teen, who was arrested after school officials mistook his homemade digital clock for a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, 14, an Irving MacArthur High student who invents as a hobby, talks about being detained and interrogated … read more



Surah Al-Hashr

Ustadh Saleem Kayani’s study circle – mp3 file tafsir of Surah Al-Hashr, based on Amin Ahsan Islahi’s Tadabbur-e Qur’an, click here read more


wael hallaq

Wael B. Hallaq on the Double-Shahada

As I have discussed elsewhere, the Shari’a cannot be understood, nor could it have operated in any social context, without its moral bearings. The Shari’a without a moral community (which assumes morally grounded individuals) was not Shari’a. And morality – … read more

Surveillance State


Confronting PREVENT

Statement from NUS Vice-President (Welfare) Shelly Asquith (August 2015) If there is anything we need an agenda to prevent right now, it is the Prevent agenda itself. The student movement, with our colleagues in trade unions and campaign groups, must … read more

Islamicate Archives

ELM Concept Drawing

The East London Mosque 1982 – unveiling of foundation plaque

From Impact International, October 1982: …About two months ago, a gentleman saw the artist’s drawing of the proposed mosque at the Islamic Cultural Centre East London Mosque, 1982 read more