Category - Islamic

  • 12 Sep 2011

    An Indonesian mayor is defying court rulings by pushing for a decree to block Christians from opening churches on streets with Islamic names.

  • 3 Feb 2011

    Western stereotypes frequently cast Muslims as either "good" (quietist) or "bad" political, with Sufis wholly identified with the former camp, says Omid Safi. This dichotomy ignores a third group of Muslims: Those who, whether mystically inclined or not, want to neither destroy the world nor acquiesce to the wishes of the Empire, but rather seek to redeem the world by speaking truth to power.

  • 2 Sep 2008

    Civil rights organisations and national leaders are expressing alarm at a United Nations General Assembly resolution that demands respect for religion but which critics say has been used to justify suppression of religious minorities.

  • 13 Dec 2007

    Leaders of Britain's 250,000 strong Jewish community are among those welcoming a decision by the Muslim Council of Britain, the country's largest Islamic organization, to end its boycott of Holocaust Day on 27 January every year.

  • 7 Jul 2007

    Following the recent bomb threats in London and Glasgow, the Islamic Medical Association UK has sent the following letter to the media. Many other Muslim groups have also joined the condemnations.

  • 27 Dec 2006

    Christmas celebrations for Christians went off peacefully across the majority Islamic nation of Indonesia - with the help of Muslim organizations.