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Kerala Muslim educational group bans burqa, other face covering attire on campus from new session

Kerala Muslim educational group bans burqa, other face covering attire on campus from new session   Thiruvananthapuram:  A Muslim educational group in Kerala has banned its students from covering their faces with any attire on the campuses of its institutions. The Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society (MES), a progressive group which runs several educational institutions, including professional colleges, issued a circular urging ... Read More »

Kerala Muslim Education Group Bans Face Veils On Campuses

Kerala Muslim Education Group Bans Face Veils On Campuses   THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Muslim educational group in Kerala has banned its students from covering their faces with clothing on the campuses of its institutions. The Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society (MES), which runs several educational institutions and is among the country’s largest, issued a circular urging its students not to attend classes ... Read More »

Being a feminist in conservative Aligarh Muslim University

Being a feminist in conservative Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh: At 4.50pm, just 10 minutes before the university administration’s doors shut for the day, over 30 students of the Women’s College of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) gathered on the stairs leading up to the registrar office. The group spread itself out on the stairway and locked all the entrances. Soon, the students ... Read More »

Radical preachers have more influence in Islamic education: security service

Radical preachers have more influence in Islamic education: security service    Radical Islamic preachers have increasing influence on the education of young Muslims in the Netherlands, according to the annual report of the Dutch security service AIVD which was published on Tuesday. Some of these preachers, particularly those involved in private Islamic education centres, have ‘double standards’ about the use ... Read More »

4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum AAISC4 2019 – A Focus on Social Justice

4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum AAISC4 2019 – A Focus on Social Justice The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE), University of South Australia is hosting the 4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum – AAISC42019 – A Focus on Social Justice The purpose of the annual conference is to explore and share research on issues related to Islamic ... Read More »

Kerala Muslim educational group bans face-covering attire on campus

Kerala Muslim educational group bans face-covering attire on campus Amid a raging debate on prohibiting burqa in the country on grounds of national security, a Muslim educational group in Kerala has banned its students from covering their faces with any attire on the campuses of its institutions. The Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society (MES), a progressive group which runs several educational ... Read More »

Islamic Education in Europe

Islamic Education in Europe The growth of immigrant Muslim communities and the concern for the spread of extremism amongst Muslim youth has provided impetus for standardized education programs in Islam across nearly all of Western Europe. This need is currently being addressed through policies that reflect the unique political and cultural contexts currently surrounding Islam in each nation. While some ... Read More »

Uighur crackdown: ‘I spent seven days of hell in Chinese camps’

Uighur crackdown: ‘I spent seven days of hell in Chinese camps’ The Chinese government calls them free “vocational training centres”; Aibota Serik, a Chinese Kazakh whose father was sent to one, calls them prisons. Her father Kudaybergen Serik was a local imam in Tarbagatay (Tacheng) prefecture of China’s western Xinjiang region. In February 2018 the police detained him and Aibota ... Read More »

Islamic schools flourish to meet demand

Islamic schools flourish to meet demand At about eight o’clock on a dull autumnal morning, a mother is preparing breakfast for her young son in the kitchen of an unassuming private house on a little modern estate in Leicester. The doorbell rings. Outside, a series of people carriers and estate cars are rolling up one by one; out of them ... Read More »

In Kerala, Muslim education group bans hijab in its colleges

In Kerala, Muslim education group bans hijab in its colleges Among the 150 institutions that MES runs are 10 professional institutes, 18 arts and science colleges, 36 CBSE schools and many other institutions. It collectively serves 85,000 students.(HT PHOTO) The Muslim Educational Society (MES), a Kerala-based progressive outfit which runs around 150 educational institutions in the state and the Middle-East, issued ... Read More »