Islam

News

China Claims Uighurs Were Forced Into Islam

In an effort to fight international criticism, the government claims that history is being distorted and that Uighurs were not originally Muslims by choice.
Meera Navlakha
22 minutes ago
Fashion

Why Muslim Fashion is Taking Over the Luxury World

The commitment to modest dressing is a lucrative space designers are tapping into. By 2023, Muslim fashion is forecasted to reach $361 billion a year.
Meera Navlakha
a day ago
News

Why Are Some Muslim Countries Standing in Solidarity With China?

Political power and economic motivations are compelling reasons for Muslim nations to continue their support, despite China's persecution of Uighurs.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
Religion

In Indonesia, Muslim Youth are Turning to Their Clerics to Find Them a Wife

As religious conservatism increases in the country, more and more young people are choosing to marry early to avoid what Islam considers the sin of premarital sex.
Adi Renaldi
7.17.19
Tattoos

Indonesian Prisoners Are Turning to Religion and Removing Their Tattoos

With tattoos considered forbidden in Islam, religious groups are converting Indonesian prisoners through free tattoo removal.
Muhammad Ishomuddin
7.12.19
Culture

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
6.27.19
Sex

Meet the Guy Who Ran Swingers Parties in 1980s Pakistan

"The dictatorship made it all the more exciting. We were rebelling in the crudest way possible."
Mahmood Fazal
5.28.19
Mosque attack

The FBI Is Investigating a New Haven Mosque Fire Set During Ramadan

Police said earlier this week that the fire was intentional.
Tess Owen
5.16.19
Culture

These Artists Are Rejecting Lazy Stereotypes About Muslim Women

London-based art collective Muslim Sisterhood want to “represent ‘normal’ Muslim girls who aren’t bloggers, fashionistas or Bake Off winners.”
Isaine Blatry
5.15.19
Fashion

What Does It Really Mean To Be a Muslim Woman Today?

Mariam Khan, author of 'It’s Not About The Burqa' interviews i-D cover star Ugbad Abdi.
Mariam Khan
5.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China Is Accused of Destroying Its Mosques

A new investigation suggests that mosques in the Xinjiang province have been completely or almost completely razed.
Shamani Joshi
5.8.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

The Aftermath of the Sri Lanka Attacks Continues for South Asia’s Young Minorities

There's fear and then there's hope for those living on the fringes.
Pallavi Pundir
5.3.19
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