Islam and fashion research

Norface subsidy for research on Islam and fashion – News and Agenda – Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) Norface subsidy for research on Islam and fashion In a European competition Norface, a network funded by the Sixth Framework Programme of the EU, has awarded Prof. Annelies Moors, professor at the UvA (ISIM/ASSR) of Social scientific research […] Continue Reading →

Gay Muslims in the UK

With the Faith and Homophobia conference to be held on February 17th 2007 in London, Gay.com UK takes a look at a growing trend of LGBT religious and spirituality groups. Hassan Mirza has written a profile about gay Muslims. And there’s even more to say about the Gay Muslims, who to the casual observer may […] Continue Reading →

GeenCommentaar – Zainab Salbi: ‘Vrouwenlichaam is deel van het slagveld’

Op GeenCommentaar: Zainab Salbi: ‘Vrouwenlichaam is deel van het slagveld’ Door Esther van london-calling Zainab Salbi was elf jaar oud toen haar vader in dienst trad als privépiloot van ex-dictator Saddam Hoessein. Van dichtbij maakte ze oorlog, intimidatie en angst – vooral de angst van haar ouders – mee. Tien jaar geleden richtte ze een […] Continue Reading →

Morocco to abolish capital punishment

Death penalty: Morocco to abolish capital punishment [Hat Tip: Myrtus] Paris, 1 Feb. (AKI) – Morocco will become by the end of April the first Arab state to remove the death penalty from its statute books, the president of the state appointed Consultative Committee on Human Rights, Ben Dhikri, confirmed to Adnkronos International (AKI) on […] Continue Reading →