Stealing from the Saracens: How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe - book review
Diana Darke’s magnificent study of the eastern origins of western Europe’s architectural heritage reveals a history suppressed by imperialist prejudice, finds Dominic Alexander
The revolutionary life and legacy of Malcolm X
On the 95th anniversary of Malcolm X’s birth, Alyssa Cassata looks at his radical life and ideas which continues to inspire millions today
The 2019 Indian General Elections: what’s at stake?
With results due to be announced on Thursday May 23, Susan Ram explores the mammoth voting operation in terms of issues, significance and possible outcomes
Sri Lanka: manipulating a terrorist outrage
From draconian emergency powers to a ban on Muslim women’s face coverings, a delinquent government seeks to mask its own catastrophic failures, writes Susan Ram
Islamophobia is the dominant form of racism: why is it being ignored?
Attacks on Islam and Muslims are the central organising principles of far-right movements across Europe, argues Chris Nineham
Beyond the veil: some context in the controversy over the burqa
The right instrumentalise Islamophobia but use the liberal trope of universal values to cover up a variety of political contexts, argues Floyd Codlin
A memory buried under the debris of Babri
The demolition of the Babri mosque led to the end of peaceful co-existence between Muslims and Hindus in Rutuja Deshmukh Wakankar's town. She looks back on the day
The moon and stars: Bolshevism and Islam
The young Soviet Union took measures which were radical in giving power to indigenous people, including the Muslim peoples of Central Asia
Debunking the 'clash of civilisations'
We need to refute the idea that we're living through a 'Clash of Civilisations' between the West and Islam - it's dangerous bunkum argues Chris Bambery
Tariq Ramadan: what makes the French left's approach to Islam different?
Tariq Ramadan and John Rees discuss the attitude of the French left to islam