The authorities of Illinois, US will conduct a study on Muslim conditions and their civil and religious rights. Muslims hope that the study will contribute to the societal integration in Illinois, which includes the third highest percentage of Muslims in America.
The Economist reports that the number of Muslims in Japan has doubled from 110,000 in 2010 to 230,000 in 2019. The number of mosques has also increased from 24 to 110 in the last 19 years. This is attributed to Japanese tolerance toward other religions.
The Spanish region of Catalonia is considering expanding the teaching of Islam next year after a successful experience in six of its schools. The expansion is in response to the Muslim families who asked that their children receive equal access to their peers.
In the burial ceremonies followed by the aborigines of Australia, "Mimpi Walitha" is a term that the inhabitants use to refer to the divine self. It is one of the manifestations of Islamic influence prevalent in the indigenous culture of Australia today.
Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina held a festival, that lasted for days, marking the 510th anniversary of the spread of Islam in the 15th century. Thousands, including hundreds of people on horseback and many religious figures, participated in these celebrations.