Category: Public Islam

About the public invocations and struggles over beliefs, practices and experiences of Muslims, labelled as Islamic, that influence the politics and social and religious life in Europe.


How Dutch politicians, whilst promoting freedom and equality, decided upon a partial ban on the face veil

During a debate in Dutch Parliament in 2000 about integration policy, the social-democrats (PvdA) argued against a one-size fits all approach with regard to regulating the variety of value systems while also stating: “…with...