Hijab-wearing culture in Indonesia has changed over time. The hijab is becoming much more popular, so why does it remain a source of controversy?
Another case involving an even more egregious violation of international law by China against Canada languishes largely forgotten.
Huseyin Celil, a Canadian citizen, has been in jail since 2006.
Kaduna State in Nigeria has been the scene of ethnic and religious violence for years and there seems to be no end in sight.
Circumcising newborn boys could increase their risk of cot death, here's why.
The Québec government's push to ban the hijab is 'sexularism' and also basic nationalism – one that pits an ‘us’ against ‘them,’ where the ‘them’ represent multiple threats to the nation.
A visual art exhibit challenges inaccurate stereotypes of young Muslim women and instead presents complex and strong portraits.
From Turkey to Saudi Arabia, Muslim women are battling for their rights - but religion is not at fault.
The US president's comments about South Africa's land reform stem from his view that whites are under attack from blacks.
Rowan Atkinson was part of a new wave of comedians who pushed racist comedy to the margins. So why is he defending Boris Johnson now?
As the anniversary of Indonesian independence from the Netherlands approaches, a close look reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
Ma’ruf Amin's selection as Joko Widodo's running mate in his re-election bid means that politicians continue to accommodate the conservative turn among Indonesian Islamic groups to win votes.
Social isolation feeds into extremism and terrorism.
A new analysis of 44,000 tweets reveals that fake news isn't always persuasive.
The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
The Reconquest set the scene for the rise of Spain and the discovery of the Americas.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.
With its "Pro hijab" Nike has mainstreamed what is generally considered as an oppressive and marginalised garment.
Bill 62, a bill passed last week banning the wearing of Niqab in Québec for those seeking access to public services, is widely seen as an attack on Muslim women. Why is it even necessary?
Sikhs, Hindus and men with beards have reported anti-Muslim hate crime.
Histories of the North Atlantic have had a preponderant influence on scholarship about race. But, for scholars in the humanities and social sciences who study southern Africa, this is changing.