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And almost a third think Islam encourages Muslims to carry out acts of violence against non-Muslims.
There are an estimated 80,000 converts to Islam in Britain, with their number growing by 5,000 every year, yet many of still treated with suspicion, Adeem Younis writes
More than a third of the articles that were checked “misrepresented or generalised”.
America has its fair share of xenophobes and racists, but I feel a duty to share my work with those who need it the most, writes artist Aadil Abedi
A new mosque in Cambridge is Europe's first green mosque. The founders say it's been built to operate at an almost zero carbon footprint. The facade of the building is finished in brick, complementing the materials already found in the local neighbourhood of Victorian terraced houses. The mosque has no minaret and the call to prayer will not be broadcast outside the building.
No one is saying that homophobia in the Muslim community doesn’t exist, but when there are those who care about inclusive education, that affirm tolerance rather than hatred, it’s time we listen to them.
Nicola Benyahia’s son Rasheed was radicalised and went to fight for Islamic State. Rasheed died in combat in Syria and Nicola now works with families in Birmingham and across the UK to stop others suffering the same fate as her family and working on the signs to stop people from becoming radicalised.
Displaced people at the Jadaa camp in northern Iraq are observing Ramadan despite difficult conditions. As they prepare for Iftar, camp residents describe the hardships they face and how they are trying to recreate the Ramadan atmosphere they once knew back home
Ferhan Khan knew he wasn’t like other people at school, never having an attraction to the opposite sex but with a traditional Muslim family and section 28 preventing teachers from discussing same sex relationships he had nowhere to find out about himself until university. What happened was a difficult relationship with his faith, which through time, has been rekindled and he now talks about this through advocacy work in schools.
The mosque’s imam urged people not to speculate over the gunman’s motives.