U.S. Drone Strikes Violate International Law: Report

A new report released by Amnesty International says U.S. drones strikes in Pakistan may violate international law.


Australias Sarah Palin Believes Islam Is a Country

Meet Australia's Sarah Palin. Stephanie Banister, 27, is running on the ultranationalist One Nation party platform in next month's Australian federal election.


Muslim Business’ Bank Accounts Closing Without Explanation

Muslim businesses and nonprofits in Michigan have seen a startling wave of bank account closures in recent months.


Put some HAM in MoHAMed. Bullets designed to send Muslims straight "to hell"

Jihawg, an ammunition company created with the idea of spreading PEACE THROUGh PORK


Boston Bombing, Islamophobia and Sudden Ignorance Syndrome

Read Dr. Hatem Bazian's opinion on Sudden Ignorance Syndrome-- which, he writes, renders an otherwise highly educated, university graduate and professional “expert” completely ignorant and incapable of basic logic, sound arguments and understanding.


Fareed Senzai Hatem Bazian ISPU Bay Area Muslim Study

Dr. Farid Senzai and Dr. Hatem Bazian released the findings of their long awaited study on Muslims in the Bay Area. ILLUME sums up this fascinating report in a quick article on a few key things to know about Bay Area Muslims. Of course, be sure to read the report, as well!


glenn greenwald bill maher islam

HBO talk show host Bill Maher is used to putting people in the hot seat. But on last Friday's show, the tables turned when Maher had his anti-Islam rant. Guest Glenn Greenwald put Maher in the hot seat, schooling him on issues of foreign policy and U.S.- Middle Eastern relations.


IRS Tea Party Scandal

Is the IRS being more favorable to Muslim nonprofits than Tea Party groups? A recent investigation shows that the IRS has been stonewalling Tea Party nonprofit applications. Now, Republican lawmakers are calling for a deeper investigation.


7 Questions for Yasir Qadhi: A Scholar & Muslim-American Leader.

We chat with Yassir Qadhi, an American imam, on Boston, Islamophobia and the way forward for the American Muslim community.


Death of a Prisoner Guantanamos Legacy

Adnan Latif's death, 10 years after being imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, leaves its mark.