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Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too little, too late?

Ramadan in lockdown still feels fractured, but new creative online spaces and efforts to care for the vulnerable are a testament to thriving community spirit.

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Tahmina Begum

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Ramadan under lockdown is a chance for British Muslims to reflect and ask the questions they've always wanted to know about their parents' lives.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Human Rights Watch expresses concerns over HIV patients' lack of access to medication in Egypt, while Turkey celebrates 100th year of parliament ...

British Muslims create coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan

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British Muslims create coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan

Muslim celebrities have joined forces with essential workers to create a coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan.

Tahmina Begum

Riz Ahmed's Islamophobia film is a call to action 

In the wake of Brexit and the rising toll of Islamophobia in the UK, Riz Ahmed’s debut short film is a call to action, writes Tahmina Begum.

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Nobel Laureates urge Gates Foundation to rescind Modi award

Peace Laureates, celebrities blame the Indian Prime Ministerfor "attacks on minorities" and accuse him of "continu[ing] to drag India down the ...

Amal Awad

Why we can’t have a minority hero

Comment: There is a distinct reason why there are so few actors from minority backgrounds and it isn't going to change soon, writes Amal Awad.

Charlie Hoyle

Powerful new music video challenges Trump ban

The politically-charged music video for "Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)" makes a powerful statement about the immigrant experience in America ...

Tom Hardy drama on Islamophobia in US gets director

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Tom Hardy drama on Islamophobia in US gets director

A Tom Hardy starred drama based on the story of a Muslim immigrant in the US will be directed by Oscar-nominated Pablo Larrain.

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Star Wars actor kick-starts Syria fundraising campaign

Four Lions and Star Wars actor Riz Ahmed is close to raising $100,000 for Syria's traumatised families in a widely-shared ...

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