Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic ‘spiritual principles’ in order to save the environment.
In a high-profile speech, the heir to the throne argued that man’s destruction of the world was contrary to the scriptures of all religions – but particularly that of the Islamic faith. Continue reading
Nasima, 22, is from the Rohingya ethnic group, a Muslim minority that lives in western Burma. Rights groups say it is one of the most persecuted communities in the world – they were made stateless in 1982, and deemed to be illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
Several hundred thousand have since crossed into Bangladesh, where people speak a similar language. This year Dhaka has been accused of arresting hundreds of Rohingya and forcing them over the border – claims the government denies. It says it is too poor to help them. Reporter Mark Dummett spoke to Nasima in the Kutupalong makeshift camp, which is now home to more than 30,000 Rohingyas. Continue reading
In the second part of a series on the conflicts facing Muslims in Europe, the BBC’s Islamic affairs analyst, Roger Hardy, discovers strains between younger and older Muslims in Glasgow. Continue reading
At a time when the headscarf is a hot issue in Europe, it comes as something of a shock to meet Fatima Elatik. Continue reading
Their faces etched from years of conflict in the war-torn deserts of Helmand Province, four senior Islamic scholars step into a pod on the London Eye. Continue reading
An Islamic state school in Britain has been told it is breaking the law by favouring Sunni pupils over Shia ones in giving out places. Continue reading
Dr Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri
An Islamic scholar turned up in London last week to deliver a religious ruling denouncing terrorism in all its forms – but what was it about him that made everyone sit up and listen? Continue reading
An influential Muslim scholar is to issue in London a global ruling against terrorism and suicide bombing. Continue reading