Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Review: Hashtag Islam

A thought provoking review of Hashtag Islam, in Inscriber, written by Atanas Shinikov: "The book is the most comprehensive overview I’ve come across, of the multiple ways in which the Internet as both media and a tool, represents a radical game changer within the global umma." Discover More…

Mapping Podcast

There's an excellent podcast on mapping produced by the BBC, with intriguing elements on digital privacy and guerrilla mapping. Check it out! Discover More…

Photo essay - COVID-19 UK

Harriet Sherwood (photos: David Levene), The Guardian, Keeping the faith: religion in the UK amid coronavirus, 3 Jul 2020
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Khashoggi Case

Trial relating to Khashoggi murder - all the accused are absent, but it might reveal some important details nevertheless. Discover More…

Safiyya Shaykh Conviction

The conclusion of a significant UK prosecution case, with a dynamic online element to it. Discover More…

Indonesia Blockchain

Salaam Gateway, Indonesian halal poultry producer Sierad using blockchain to gain consumer trust and global competitiveness Discover More…

Uighurs: report

AP, China cuts Uighur births with IUDs, abortion, sterilization Discover More…

Ruhollah Zam

BBC News, Ruhollah Zam: Iran sentences journalist to death for fanning unrest Discover More…

LGBTQIA Targetted

Pink News, TV station linked to Muslim Brotherhood extremists calls for queer people to be slaughtered and burned alive Discover More…

'Islamic State'

BBC, Global News Podcast features Quentin Sommerville's report on 'Islamic State''s presence in Kurdish controlled camps, and the impact of Covid-19 (6:52 in) Discover More…

'Hometown'

BBC, New BBC Sounds investigative podcast Hometown: A Killing with award-winning journalist Mobeen Azhar
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Muhammad Anwar

Obituary of Muhammad Anwar, whose influential work I read while an undergraduate Discover More…

Egyptian Social Media Crackdown

Social media element to this Egyptian belly-dancing prosecution Discover More…

Fatah Abdullah

Newcastle terror cell case concludes Discover More…
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