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A teacher has been suspended for reportedly showing pupils a caricature of the Prophet Mohammed deemed offensive.
Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus and Jews talk about the "emptiest year imaginable" and the emotional toll of having their celebrations cancelled.
The Lichfield MP later deleted his tweet about "Anglo-Muslim relations".
Calls have spiked since lockdown as we faced a lonely Ramadan and stressful A-Level results day. But we will always be somewhere to turn to without fear of judgment or chastisement.
Asifa Lahore grew up in a strict Muslim Pakistani family but upon reaching puberty, before transitioning in her 30s, realised that she was gay. This meant the performer had to reconcile her sexuality with her faith and for many years lived a double life that led to a period of depression. Now the performer identifies as trans and after initial struggles with mental health, her family and even entering into an arranged engagement has now found support from her parents. But self identifying as ‘Britain's first out Muslim drag queen’ has meant that Asifa receives death threats in the mail and online from members of the Muslim community.
The holy month of Ramadan is considered one of the five pillars of Islam, as commerations of the prophet Muhammad’s first revelation through fasting, prayer, reflection and community are observed. With lockdowns due to coronavirus however, many Muslims across the world are having a very different Ramadan to ones they usually have. Mohammed Ali Amla and his family tell us how they will be using the lockdown period to connect more with God.
It's usually a time to fast, eat and pray together, but many Muslims are focused on the positives despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A man in his 70s was stabbed on Thursday after leading the call to prayer.
Muslim voters in the north of England have spoken of their fear and heartbreak at the re-election of a man who compared niqab-wearing women to letterboxes.
It is time the 1.8 billion followers of Islam in the world stood shoulder to shoulder with climate activists to rally the call for action, Afzal Khan MP writes.