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EGYPT: Islamist theology of protest reveals drive towards Pakistan-style blasphemy law

by Jayson Casper - 19th September 2012

Why must an insult to the Muslim prophet unleash displays of fury? 

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LAPIDO INVESTIGATION: Any room at all for discussion of Islam in Pakistan today?

by Paaras Abbas - 12th September 2012

Anybody who gives a liberal interpretation of Islam cannot live in Pakistan’.  Startling claim by Director of Pakistan’s Human Rights Commission.

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Puritan zealots strike again in Libya

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 6th September 2012

Where will the worldwide frenzy of obliteration end? asks the Executive Director of the Islamic Heritage Research Foundation.

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  • Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam

    WHAT ARE THE RELIGIOUS trends that inform the thoughts, feelings and actions of Britain's Muslim communities? Philip Lewis reviews an indispensable and accessible work that lays bare the ideologies informing the main Islamic movements in Britain today.