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.
China’s Mass Internment Camps Have No Clear End in Sight
Around 1 million Uighurs have disappeared without trial. Worse may come.
Malaysia Can’t Decide if Zakir Naik Is a Preacher or a Terrorist
The fiery Muslim teacher is wanted back home in India, but Malaysia won’t give him up.
Central Asia Struggles With Fallout From China’s Internment of Minorities
Kazakh case draws attention to plight of hundreds of thousands detained in Xinjiang
‘The Best Form of Jihad Is to Tell a Word of Truth’
Islam helps inspire Southeast Asian journalists to fight for press freedoms.
All the Prime Minister’s Women
Female members of Imran Khan’s party claim that Pakistan’s new leader has their interests at heart. Does he?
Islamic Leaders Have Nothing to Say About China’s Internment Camps for Muslims
Hundreds of thousands of Uighur have been detained without trial in China's western region of Xinjiang.
The Woman Who Defied Iran
On the podcast: Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.
The Real Reason the Middle East Hates NGOs
Western promoters of democracy aren’t seen as a threat to individual rulers but as a reminder of colonial history.
U.S. Once Jailed Uighurs, Now Defends Them at U.N.
China tries to silence the group and lashes out at a U.S. diplomat.
Here’s What the Senate Should Ask Mike Pompeo
Democratic foreign-policy veterans want answers from Trump’s pick for secretary of state.