Home / Tag Archives: islam

Tag Archives: islam

What I learned by discussing with Muslims in France

“My mother thought I was spending time with terrorists”, tells us Wei, a Taiwanese artist who spent some time in Marseille, France, where she had a chance to talk with people she would have never met in Taiwan. “In Taiwan very few people know about international politics, and we never …

Read More »

Islam and the need for an enemy

Prof. Campanini is one of Italy’s biggest experts on Islam and the Arab world, and he’s sincerely surprised everyone is talking about Islamic radicals only now. “Before we had the Communist ‘Evil Empire’, now we have Islam to point at as an enemy”.

Read More »

Being gay (and happy) in Dubai

Phlong and Valentino are Filipino fashion workers living in Dubai, where they built up their career in a very competitive environment. Despite being gay – a sexual orientation considered “illegal” in the Arab Emirates – they’re happy to live there, and they’re not in a hurry to leave anytime soon.

Read More »