The Virtual Mosque

Is It Islamic or Islamist?

Now that even the tolerant, liberal Swedes have elected an anti-Islam party to their Parliament, it’s pretty clear that such controversies are mounting because both the left and the right are confused over the politics of Islam. The left is wrongly defending Islamism—an extremist and at times violent ideology—which it confuses with the [...]


Muslim women taking the lead

It seems that its being left to the women of Islam to stand up against the extremists who call themselvies Muslims. In a BBC Radio 4 report Zubeida Malik reports on a group of Muslim women who will be laying a wreath later this week at the National Memorial Arboretum in honor of British troops. The women say they were motivated by their revulsion [...]