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Are Islam and the West at Loggerheads?
- Interview with Professor Fred Halliday of the London School of Economics on Islam's relationship with the West.
Bayt Al-Maqdis or Al-Arth Al-Muqaddasa
- Emphasizes the Islamic character of the city, in particular the Al-Haram Ash-Shareef. Historical and structural information and photographs of Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa and Masjid Al-Qubba (As-Sakhra).
British Muslim Monthly Survey
- A monthly collection of press clippings on Islam in the UK, by Birmingham University, organised by date and theme.
Center For Dialogues: Islamic World - U.S. - The West
- Promotes dialogue between the west, the US, and the Islamic world. Includes articles, publications listing, resources, events, and contacts. [New York University]
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID)
- A membership-based non-profit think tank dedicated to studying the relationship between Islam and democracy. Includes information on conferences and events, and news analysis.
Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia
- A project of the Runnymede Trust (UK); includes information on their report published June 2004; includes extracts, and links.
Institute of Islamic Studies and Centre for Study of Society and Secularism
- Articles by Asghar Ali Engineer about politics, jurisprudence, human rights, and other topics from a Muslim perspective.
Islam and Liberal Democracy
- An article by Robin Wright, originally published in the Journal of Democracy (1996), addressing the challenges faced by Muslim countries, and their twentieth century political reformations.
Islam in the Post-Cold War Era
- Online book analyzes the political, economic, and some other problems faced by the Islamic world and the role of Islam in the new millennium.
Islamic Human Rights Commission
- An independent campaign and advocacy organization based in London, UK; works in partnership with Muslim and non-Muslim organizations for justice for all. Includes articles, action alerts, reports and briefings, and events listing.
- Wikipedia encyclopedia article defines the term, summarizes its history, and gives examples. Includes links.
- A weblog which documents material in the public domain which advocates a fear and hatred of the Muslim peoples of the world and Islam as a religion.
- Of the Department of Sociology, University of N Carolina. Includes a collection of his articles, and abstracts of his books on modernist and liberal Islam, and on Muslim politics.
- An occasional personal weblog, monitoring and commenting on the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB).
Misuse of Jihad
- Jeremiah McAuliffe's explanation of how the Islamic term jihad is misused and mistranslated as "holy war".
Mullahs on the Mainframe - Modernity and Islamic Fundamentalism
- Excerpt from a book by Jonah Blank, explaining why modernity and Islamic fundamentalism need not be mutually exclusive.
Muslim Public Affairs Committee (MPAC)
- Muslim civil liberties group with focus on non-violent Jihad and political activism. News and comment.
Muslim World Journal of Human Rights
- International journal offering a medium for scholarly debate on various aspects of the question of human rights as it relates to the Muslim World. Includes articles, summaries, and details for subscription and submission.
Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States
- Supports the implementation of the Islamic principle of consultation (Shura) in OIC (Organisation of the Islamic Conference) member states. Information about its structure, conferences and activities.
- A collection of documents and articles on politics and Islam; part of a larger collection dealing with the study of international relations and foreign policy by Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, US.
The Production of Islamic Knowledge in Western Europe
- A paper addressing a number of questions concerning Muslim religious authority in communities in Western Europe.
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