Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Weaponising Viking History

Time, White Supremacists Have Weaponized an Imaginary Viking Past. It's Time to Reclaim the Real History
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Dubai's Quranic Park

ABC Australia/Reuters, Dubai's Koranic Park is here to school you about Islam - religion as info-tainment? Discover More…

Qur'an Lessons Online

Ahmed Shaaban, Khaleej Times, Take Quran lessons online via UAE's new platform
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LGBTQ Issues

Guardian, 'I feel caught in the middle': queer Muslims on the LGBTQ lessons row

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Rohingya Situation Page - Updated

I'm collecting Rohingya related stories here (many derived from my Twitter @garybunt). It forms an important element in relation to online activism, as well as being a human rights catastrophe. It's not possible to cover everything here, but over-time I intend to write about the digital dimensions of this issue.


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Islamic Art approaches

New approaches to studying and writing about Islamic art: Discover More…

Coding in UAE

tahawultech.com, “Coding is the language of the future,” says Sheikh Mohammed
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HE Networks

tahawultech.com, Security threats coming from higher education networks on the rise
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Egypt: Social Media uproar on schools issue

BBC News, News from Elsewhere, Mickey Mouse expelled from Egypt schools, 28 Sep 2018 " ... Governor Marzouk's decree has come in for mockery on social media, with many users arguing that the authorities need to focus more on crammed classrooms and old-fashioned teaching methods."
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