Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Speaking up for Britain’s unseen, unheard Muslims

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Source: The New European, by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Excerpt: My own Shia community, the Ismailis, are guided by the Aga Khan, an enlightened, savvy, internationalist, well connected leader, respected by royals, presidents and prime ministers. His lineage goes back to the Prophet’s daughter Fatima and son in law, Ali. This July we…

Germany and Islam: “Muslims are already German” — Interview with Dr. Esra Ozyurek on Qantara de| “ Muslims rebuilt this war-torn country and today they are an indispensable part of the urban culture”

Many people these days are asking whether Islam and Muslims belong to Germany. In her recent book “Being German, Becoming Muslim”, the Turkish anthropologist Esra Ozyurek provides an answer. Her results are more than clear. Interview by Emran Feroz There has been a marked increase in people migrating to Germany from Muslim-majority countries in recent…