Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

IS App Concerns

'Islamic State' app concerns Discover More…

WhatsApp Kashmir

First Post, From doctors to engineering students, Kashmiris kicked off WhatsApp lament loss of patient data, access to online courses
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KSA 'Reform'

Martin Chulov, Guardian, Young v old, urban v rural: cultural reforms expose Saudi fault lines Discover More…

Brides 'for sale'

Brides 'for sale' Discover More…

Social Media Dangers in MENA

Middle East Eye, Twitter and Facebook are no longer safe for us, say prominent Arab activists Discover More…

Advice to Islamophobes

IlmFeed, Advice to Islamophobes Discover More…

Anjem Choudary

Evening Standard, Hate preacher Anjem Choudary's extremist network has 'begun to remobilise’
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From Syria to Arsenal & The Emirates: A Refugee Story

YouTube, From Syria to Arsenal & The Emirates: A Refugee Story Discover More…

Updated: London Bridge attack

London Bridge attack updates Discover More…

KSA Frees Suspects

Reuters/New Arab, Saudi Arabia says it released 11 people questioned over 'foreign ties'
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Sudan Law Update

Independent, Sudan repeals law that allowed police to flog or execute women caught dancing or wearing trousers Discover More…

Yazidi Victim Confronts Perpetrator

Lena Kara, Mail Online, 'Do you have feelings? Do you have any honour?' Discover More…

Indonesian Cake Tweet

Joe Cochrane, SCMP, The ghost of Indonesia’s Christmas past, religious intolerance, is raised with a tweet about cake
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Iran Net Shutdown Implications

Borzou Daragahi, Independent, Massive Iranian internet shutdown could be harbinger of something even darker to come, experts warn Discover More…

Update: Embedded Activism

Al Jazeera, A US teenager’s TikTok ‘makeup tutorial’ condemning China’s treatment of Uighurs has gone viral. Discover More…

Malaysian Punk

Malaysian straight-edge punk … Discover More…

ResearchGate

I'm now on ResearchGate (although still have to add some materials)

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Yasir Qadhi Analysed

Garrett Kiriakos-Fugate, Yasir Qadhi, Homophobia, and Preaching a Muslim Men’s Heterosexual Piety
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Bangladesh Cafe Attack Sentences

AP, Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death in cafe attack
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Iran Protest Footage

David Gilbert, Vice, Grisly Footage Reveals What Iran's Regime Did to Protesters When the Internet Was Shut Down Discover More…

Religious Tolerance

Coconut, West Java, Jakarta least religiously tolerant provinces in Indonesia according to 12-year study
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KSA Video of Domestic Abuse

Al Bawaba, Neighbors Capture Video of Painful Screams From Domestically Abused Woman in Saudi Begging for Help
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Updated: Podcast Choice

Some of the best, subject-specific podcasts I've been listening to Discover More…

'IS' Off-Net (for now)

NPR, Islamic State 'Not Present On The Internet Anymore' Following European Operation
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'The China Cables'

Guardian 'Allow no escapes': leak exposes reality of China's vast prison camp network Discover More…

KSA Intellectuals Detained

Bloomberg, Saudi Crackdown Extended as Intellectuals Detained
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Update: Muslim woman praised for defending Jewish family against tube abuser

Muslim woman praised for defending Jewish family against tube abuser

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Telegram Slams 'IS'

Peter King, BBC Monitoring, Analysis: Massive cull of Islamic State accounts on Telegram disrupts propaganda
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Cyber Islamic Environments

Here's a piece in Geotimes by Ahmad Munawwir which takes a retrospective look at some of my earlier research (in Indonesian)

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West African photos

While this collection was assembled in 2015, I've only just come across these photos Discover More…
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