PopMuse: Islam http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Court case limiting ‘lockdown’ restrictions on religious services receives feeble echo in Germany http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/05/16/court-case-limiting-lockdown-restrictions-on-religious-services-receives-feeble-echo-in-germany/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/05/16/court-case-limiting-lockdown-restrictions-on-religious-services-receives-feeble-echo-in-germany/ Sat, 16 May 2020 17:33:42 UTC researcher at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America Internationally, a case at the Federal Constitutional Court surrounding German authorities’ ability to prohibit Friday prayers in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak has caused a bit of a stir. At issue is the question as to whether public authorities have the legal right to ban Friday prayers and other religious services during the so-called […] The post Court case limiting ‘lockdown’ restrictions on religious services receives feeble echo in Germany appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ramadan in Times of Covid-19 for French Muslims: http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/05/11/ramadan-in-times-of-covid-19-for-french-muslims/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/05/11/ramadan-in-times-of-covid-19-for-french-muslims/ Mon, 11 May 2020 18:32:55 UTC researcher at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America The holy month of Ramadan officially began Thursday, April 23rd of April in France, where millions of French Muslims are celebrating in unprecedented conditions. The current pandemic has led to the lockdown of the country at least until the 11th�of May with no guarantees concerning the specifics of the re-opening. Places of worships are closed, […] The post Ramadan in Times of Covid-19 for French Muslims: appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Why are victims of COVID19 in England disproportionately from BAME? The appointment of Trevor Phillips to inquiry into this sensitive issue draws criticism http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/29/why-are-victims-of-covid19-in-england-disproportionately-from-bame-the-appointment-of-trevor-phillips-to-inquiry-into-this-sensitive-issue-draws-criticism/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/29/why-are-victims-of-covid19-in-england-disproportionately-from-bame-the-appointment-of-trevor-phillips-to-inquiry-into-this-sensitive-issue-draws-criticism/ Wed, 29 Apr 2020 21:24:08 UTC Euro-Islam at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America The appointment of Trevor Phillips to provide support to an inquiry into why victims of the coronavirus are disproportionately from BAME backgrounds has been criticised by British Muslim groups and individuals, as well as other minority groups. According to NHS England data, the first 12,600 deaths in hospitals in England has shown that they make […] The post Why are victims of COVID19 in England disproportionately from BAME? The appointment of Trevor Phillips to inquiry into this sensitive issue draws criticism appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ American Muslims left with little choice after favourite Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/29/american-muslims-left-with-little-choice-after-favourite-bernie-sanders-drops-out-of-presidential-race/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/29/american-muslims-left-with-little-choice-after-favourite-bernie-sanders-drops-out-of-presidential-race/ Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:05:24 UTC Euro-Islam at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America Many American Muslims consider themselves with little choice but to support Democratic candidate Joe Biden after favourite Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders conceded defeat in the democratic race for presidential nomination. Sanders had garnered American Muslim support unlike any other candidate, with many appreciating the effort Sanders had put into cultivating the American Muslim vote, when […] The post American Muslims left with little choice after favourite Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ramadan in times of Covid-19 in Germany: new social initiatives, old political fault-lines http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/28/ramadan-in-times-of-covid-19-in-germany-new-social-initiatives-old-political-fault-lines/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/28/ramadan-in-times-of-covid-19-in-germany-new-social-initiatives-old-political-fault-lines/ Tue, 28 Apr 2020 12:28:35 UTC researcher at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America Like Christian Easter and Jewish Passover celebrations a few weeks ago, in Germany the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is taking place this year in the shadow of Covid-19. This means that much of the regular festive programme is falling flat: mosques have been closed since mid-March, meaning that believers cannot pray or socialise at […] The post Ramadan in times of Covid-19 in Germany: new social initiatives, old political fault-lines appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Comment on E01: Preacher Moss’ Shout Out Show – Premiere by Omar S. Nuriddin https://muslimjournal.net/preacher-moss-live-event/#comment-1 https://muslimjournal.net/preacher-moss-live-event/#comment-1 Sat, 25 Apr 2020 18:44:02 UTC Omar S. Nuriddin at Comments for Muslim Journal Asa, thank you brother, I recently took a subscription to Muslim Journal online edition. And, I found your show, my Brother! You are on point! Thank you for the reference to A Love Supreme. Brother, Coltrane's masterpiece. ALHAMDULLAH! A MUSLIM COMEDIAN! Pencil me in, " I'm down by law". RAMADAN MUBARAK! http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ British Muslims adapt and reflect on the virtues of a Ramadan in isolation http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/24/british-muslims-adapt-and-reflect-on-the-virtues-of-a-ramadan-in-isolation/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/24/british-muslims-adapt-and-reflect-on-the-virtues-of-a-ramadan-in-isolation/ Fri, 24 Apr 2020 16:25:36 UTC Euro-Islam at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America While Ramadan exemplifies the social nature of the Islamic faith, in a time of lockdown and social distancing,� British Muslims have been forced to accept a Ramadan without iftar dinners with family and friends, communal gatherings in mosques for the Ramadan-specific tarawih night prayers and very possibly, restrictions on celebrating Eid at the end of […] The post British Muslims adapt and reflect on the virtues of a Ramadan in isolation appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How Coronavirus is changing Muslim Funeral Rites http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/12/how-coronavirus-is-changing-muslim-funeral-rites/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/12/how-coronavirus-is-changing-muslim-funeral-rites/ Sun, 12 Apr 2020 21:17:14 UTC Euro-Islam at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America The onslaught of Coronavirus has meant measures have been taken to accommodate the new normal in the midst of this pandemic. For example, a Birmingham mosque has turned its car park into a temporary morgue holding up to 70 bodies at a time. Other measures have been taken to minimise the the risk of the […] The post How Coronavirus is changing Muslim Funeral Rites appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Deaths of Muslim NHS staff members serves as poignant reminder of the UK health system’s dependence on Muslim immigrants http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/12/deaths-of-muslim-nhs-staff-members-serves-as-poignant-reminder-of-the-uk-health-systems-dependence-on-muslim-immigrants/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/04/12/deaths-of-muslim-nhs-staff-members-serves-as-poignant-reminder-of-the-uk-health-systems-dependence-on-muslim-immigrants/ Sun, 12 Apr 2020 17:33:17 UTC Euro-Islam at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America Muslim minority doctors have been the first to die and Muslim members of staff make up a significant number of NHS workers who have passed away due to Covid-19. At a time in which the need and appreciation of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service has been especially pronounced, the tragic passings has raised a […] The post Deaths of Muslim NHS staff members serves as poignant reminder of the UK health system’s dependence on Muslim immigrants appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ “Pray at home”: French Muslims facing corona-virus pandemic http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/03/24/pray-at-home-french-muslims-facing-corona-virus-pandemic/ http://www.euro-islam.info/2020/03/24/pray-at-home-french-muslims-facing-corona-virus-pandemic/ Tue, 24 Mar 2020 23:33:15 UTC researcher at Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America As Europe is now the epicentre of the coronavirus, France is amongst top three European countries struck by the global pandemic. Monday 16th�of March in the evening, French President Emmanuel Macron made a public allocution on TV in which he repeated six times: “we are at war” (with the virus). He then listed several public […] The post “Pray at home”: French Muslims facing corona-virus pandemic appeared first on Euro-Islam: News and Analysis on Islam in Europe and North America. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/