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A Month of Reconnection: Ramadan Practices in a Post-COVID World

"But more importantly, the cohesion of the Muslim community, the ummah, and the congregational aspect of worship has been threatened."

University of Oxford alumnus wins first prize for LGBTQ+ book award

Mohsin Zaidi, an award-winning author, commentator, and lawyer, has received recognition from the 2021 Polari Book Awards for his work entitled A Dutiful Boy. Zaidi’s memoir recounts his struggles growing up gay in a devout Muslim family, attempting to navigate the weight of his identities in young adulthood.

Hajj during a pandemic

"The restricted Hajj has led to the devastation of many Muslims globally, as the chance to embark on the pilgrimage is hard to come by."

From museum to mosque: the deconsecration of the Hagia Sophia

"Ultimately the Hagia Sophia remains today what it always has been over the course of its 1,500-year history: a unique political tool and lightning rod for controversy."

Oxford University worker told Muslim woman to ‘go home’

Aisha Ali Khan says she was told to “go home” by an Oxford University worker during a conversation on politics. According to Khan, Dr...

Scholarship launched to help “break down barriers” for Muslim students

The scholarship is open to UK Muslim students facing financial hardship

Freedom of speech is bigger than any Boris jibe

The domain of speech should always be off-limits to top-down oversight.

Half of colleges fail to provide halal food, says ISoc

Oxford's Islamic Society claim that 14 of Oxford's 30 undergraduate colleges fail to offer halal food in hall

PakSoc screening controversy attacked in parliament

The MP for Mitcham and Morden expressed concern at persecution towards Ahmadi Muslims, referencing last weeks film screening controversy

Civilisations Review: Repeating the same mistakes

Simon Schama, Mary Beard, and David Olusoga; the terrible trio chosen to update the BBC relic Civilisations have fallen foul of all the usual potholes. Tasked with modernisation they haven't quite pulled it off.