Universities are failing to recognise and take decisive action on Islamophobia, a report by London Metropolitan's Centre for Equity and Inclusion finds.
Experts say that concerns about religious permissibility, speed of development as well as conspiracy theories need to be contextualised and taken seriously.
Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca confirm that pork products are not part of their Covid-19 vaccines.
Halal certification would be a significant step in immunisation efforts in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country should the vaccine be approved for use.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted a proposal that legislates against the slaughter of cattle across the island nation – a decision that could inflame ethno-religious tensions.
A Florida immigration facility has repeatedly served pork-based and expired halal meals to Muslim detainees throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing them to choose between religion and nourishment.
The Flanders government in Belgium said stunning animals was more humane, banning ritually slaughtered animal meat. Now, Muslims and Jews have to drive hours-long journeys to find the meat they want.
The world's largest Halal industry exhibition is currently being held in Istanbul and is bringing together businesses and regulators from dozens of countries.
Turkey has been increasing its capacity for halal tourism by offering segregated pools and beaches for women as well as halal foods with a no alcohol policy.
Food outlets will not receive certification if they do not rename the popular American dish and others such as "root beer" and "coney dog", says the Islamic development department.
Large cosmetic firms are making Halal personal care products from face creams to shampoo as a way to attract more Muslim consumers.
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