Tag: islam

The perfect place

What is a perfect place? Simon Theobald looks at the idea of perfectionism in modern Iran. Mrs Hashemi was the matriarch of the Hashemi household, […]

Learning to live Indonesian Islam

Panicked prophecies about a rise of conservative Islam in Indonesia do little to address the underlying issues, writes Alia Huberman.

In the state but not of it: The newly stateless people of Assam

India’s decision to strip over four million people of citizenship in the North-Eastern state of Assam is a form of gerrymandering aimed at alienating the […]

Islamic Warriors: Pakistani soldiers in Arab armies

Every year thousands of Pakistanis leave their homeland to take up arms in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, enlisting in the armed forces of […]