Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Canadian Muslims

Shahrzad Rafati

"The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Shahrzad Rafati, founder and boss of internet video technology firm BroadbandTV (BBTV)." Discover More…

Canada: Right-wing Extremism Online

Vice, Canada Among Very Worst White Supremacist Countries: Report

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'IS' Internet 'Lure'

Anne Speckhard,, Kimberly Pullman: A Canadian Woman Lured Over the Internet to the ISIS Caliphate
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Public Lecture

Looking forward to meeting researchers with related interests at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where I'm giving a public lecture today - part of the Canadian Muslims Online programme. Discover More…

New Muslim Public Digital Spheres

Bibliographical information for researchers on Islam and Muslims online: Discover More…

Canadian social media IS captive

Muhammed Ali was active on IS social media:, ‘I just want to go back’: Canadian ISIS fighter captured in northern Syria speaks out

COVID-19: Updated

COVID-19 coverage/issues relating specifically to Muslims and the internet: this section of the blog is now effectively a timeline of key concerns associated with COVID-19. Expect some writing of this in due course, and also a webinar of work-in-progress (in September). Discover More…
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