Why some attacks are considered terrorist acts and others not

The meaning of “terrorism” is not always clear. Experts from around the world have been trying to get a straight answer to it for decades and there is still no final consensus. But they agree on basic common characteristics and an essential aspect that differentiates the terrorist attack from what is not.


This is why hate speech is so successful in Hungary

Far from losing voters, Viktor Orbán’s ruling party won the elections by a landslide after putting its anti-immigrant politics at the heart of its campaign. A report from the European Parliament done before this turnout warns about a serious risk for the rule of law in Hungary. 




Muslim and feminist?
These women show it is possible

Amparo Sánchez Rosell is an entrepreneur. Nessrin E. Bensaid is a lawyer and journalist. Fatima Tahiri writes her thesis. Gabriele Boos-Niazy is a sociologist. Faeeza Vaid is the executive director of an NGO. They are all Muslim. None is submissive. And they all ask for equality with men … and with the other women.




First hijab-wearing Barbie will be available in 2018

Ibtihaj Muhammad was the first Muslim woman representing the US in the Olympic Games while wearing a hijab, and she won a bronze medal together with her fencing team in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Now Mattel has launched the first ever Barbie doll wearing a headscarf inspired by her.