• Articles

  • The Forgotten (Muslim) Revival of Wales

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 November 2017

    For those familiar with the history of Wales, the phrase ‘Welsh Revival’  evokes very powerful images. It describes an era… read more

  • Lonfon Central Mosque

    Why are places of worship the target of attacks?

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 November 2017

    The government has recently issued its Action Against Hate Crimes (pdf) plan, which provides a valuable overview of existing and… read more

  • Mosques, Churches and Temples – the religious landscape of Pokemon

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 November 2017

    Pokemon Go is taking over. Its devotees travel in pilgrimage to its sacred sites (Pokestops), attend to their divine beings… read more

  • The Mosques of Wales

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 November 2017

    An article Abdul-Azim Ahmed wrote for Click on Wales, the online portal of the Institute for Welsh Affairs. It details… read more

  • How Big is the Muslim Congregation?

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 24 October 2017

    Traditional Christian groups are facing “alarming decline”, according to the current affairs programme Y Byd ar Bedwar. The story is… read more

  • Places of Worship Unite Across Boundaries

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 May 2015

    New research released today by the Social Integration Commission provides a fascinating snapshot into the role of different institutions and… read more

  • Britain’s Mosques are Burning

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 4 April 2013

    The mosque is a powerful symbol of belonging for British Muslims, which is perhaps why it has been the focus… read more