Love Allah, Love China
Chinese Muslims are struggling to follow their faith amid a growing crackdown.
Christchurch Has Seen Trauma Before—Just Not Like This
The quiet New Zealand city has endured natural disaster. But until March 15, it had never faced an unnatural one.
The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet.
The Inspiration for Terrorism in New Zealand Came From France
The gunman who massacred Muslims was inspired by ideas that have circulated for decades on the French far-right.
Our Best Weekend Reads
This week, New Zealand saw its worst-ever terrorist attack, and Boeing aircraft around the world were grounded.
FP’s Guide to Islamophobia
In light of the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques, here are some essays that help explain a global trend of Islamophobia and right-wing hate.
Islamophobes Came for Americans on the Campaign Trail
A new poll of Muslims who ran for office in the 2018 midterms shows how central bigotry has become to America's political life.
The Flame of Feminism Is Alive in Iran
While Western activists defend the right of Muslims to wear the veil, Iranian women are fighting for a bigger cause: choice.
Kazakhs Won’t Be Silenced on China’s Internment Camps
Activists are speaking out for those imprisoned in Xinjiang—even if their own government doesn’t like it.
The Secret Lives of Arab Princesses
Most women in the Arab world are disadvantaged—and the most privileged women often have it worst of all.
She Fled China’s Camps—but She’s Still Not Free
Sayragul Sauytbay, the only person to have worked inside an internment camp in Xinjiang and spoken publicly about it, now faces an uncertain future in Kazakhstan.
Indonesia’s Opposition Takes Up the Uighur Cause
China's internment camps for Muslims have become a political talking point.
The World Should Be Watching Bangladesh’s Election Debacle
The ruling party is making a mockery of the electoral process, pandering to Islamic extremists, and turning the country into an authoritarian state
China’s Muslims Brace for Attacks
First, it was the Uighurs. Now, other Muslim minorities are being threatened—and the worst may be yet to come.
China’s Most Popular App Is Full of Hate
WeChat groups have become a major vector for anti-Muslim conspiracy theories.
Two Muslim Women Are Headed to Congress. Will They Be Heard?
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have won, but the battle for a new brand of feminism in the Democratic Party and within Muslim communities has just begun.
Trump First, Jews Later
Israeli government officials are helping to normalize the violent anti-Semitism of the Christian right.
For Them, Afghanistan Is Safer Than China
Persecution in Xinjiang is pushing Uighurs over the border.
The Prophet Mohammed Doesn’t Need Courts to Protect Him
European courts are trying to support Muslims—but will only stoke Islamophobia.
Khashoggi’s Death Is Highlighting the Ottoman-Saudi Islamic Rift
The journalist’s suspected murder, and its aftermath, was the latest battle of a 300-year war over Sunni Islam.