Category Archives: Surveys – Muslim Countries

Would most Iranians vote no to an Islamic republic?

The shooting of a passenger airplane in Iran on January 8th and the initial denial of firing rockets, shattered the Iranian regime’s credibility. When the evidence quickly piled up, exacerbating international pressure, the call for the truth swelled up across

Would most Iranians vote no to an Islamic republic?

The shooting of a passenger airplane in Iran on January 8th and the initial denial of firing rockets, shattered the Iranian regime’s credibility. When the evidence quickly piled up, exacerbating international pressure, the call for the truth swelled up across

Survey finds young Arabs want less religion

…. This picture is reinforced by some other large numbers in the 2019 report. It says 79% think “the Arab world needs to reform its religious institutions”, while roughly half say “religious values are holding the Arab world back” and

Survey finds young Arabs want less religion

…. This picture is reinforced by some other large numbers in the 2019 report. It says 79% think “the Arab world needs to reform its religious institutions”, while roughly half say “religious values are holding the Arab world back” and

21pc girls in Pakistan become victim of child marriage, WHO reports

A recent report issued by World Health Organisation (WHO) has shed light on the issue of child marriages in Pakistan saying such practice is most common in rural areas. It further said that more than 140 million underage girls are

21pc girls in Pakistan become victim of child marriage, WHO reports

A recent report issued by World Health Organisation (WHO) has shed light on the issue of child marriages in Pakistan saying such practice is most common in rural areas. It further said that more than 140 million underage girls are

Atheism grows in Turkey as Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges Islam

According to a recent survey by the pollster Konda, a growing number of Turks identify as atheists. Konda reports that the number of nonbelievers tripled in the past 10 years. It also found that the share of Turks who say

Atheism grows in Turkey as Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges Islam

According to a recent survey by the pollster Konda, a growing number of Turks identify as atheists. Konda reports that the number of nonbelievers tripled in the past 10 years. It also found that the share of Turks who say

An 8-Year-Old Bride

After the mullahs’ party imposed Sharia law in Iran and made it the official unquestionable law of the land, the authorities immediately changed the age of legal marriage to 9 for girls and 13 for boys. After 40 years, the

An 8-Year-Old Bride

After the mullahs’ party imposed Sharia law in Iran and made it the official unquestionable law of the land, the authorities immediately changed the age of legal marriage to 9 for girls and 13 for boys. After 40 years, the

Half of Iran wants to drop headscarf laws: government report

President Rouhani released a study showing how drastically public attitude towards mandatory Islamic dress has changed in the past decade. Nearly half of Iranians believe that wearing a hijab should be a private choice. The government of Iran published a

Half of Iran wants to drop headscarf laws: government report

President Rouhani released a study showing how drastically public attitude towards mandatory Islamic dress has changed in the past decade. Nearly half of Iranians believe that wearing a hijab should be a private choice. The government of Iran published a

Study: Radical Islamists Actually Have Extensive Knowledge of Islam

An Islamic theologian at the University of Vienna has conducted a study of radical Islamists proving that many have an extensive knowledge of Islam despite mainstream claims that radical Islamists have little understanding of their own religion. In his new

Study: Radical Islamists Actually Have Extensive Knowledge of Islam

An Islamic theologian at the University of Vienna has conducted a study of radical Islamists proving that many have an extensive knowledge of Islam despite mainstream claims that radical Islamists have little understanding of their own religion. In his new

Majority of men in Middle East survey believe a woman’s place is in the home

Men’s views of equality between the sexes are woefully out of sync with the hopes of young women, according to a survey across the Middle East and north Africa. Male attitudes towards the role of women in the workplace and

Majority of men in Middle East survey believe a woman’s place is in the home

Men’s views of equality between the sexes are woefully out of sync with the hopes of young women, according to a survey across the Middle East and north Africa. Male attitudes towards the role of women in the workplace and

Burqa bans: As debate rages in Europe, survey shows how Muslim-majority countries feel about women’s clothing

As debate continues to rage about the burkini and proposed “burqa bans” in Europe, research has shown that several Muslim-majority countries prefer women to have their faces and hair uncovered. Despite restrictive laws governing how women must dress in public,

Burqa bans: As debate rages in Europe, survey shows how Muslim-majority countries feel about women’s clothing

As debate continues to rage about the burkini and proposed “burqa bans” in Europe, research has shown that several Muslim-majority countries prefer women to have their faces and hair uncovered. Despite restrictive laws governing how women must dress in public,

Muslim women may wear veil ‘to allow them to integrate more’

Young, highly educated Muslim women who live in modern, urban environments may be choosing to wear the veil because it enables them to mix with non-Muslim friends, work outside the home and interact with strangers, according to the first empirical

Muslim women may wear veil ‘to allow them to integrate more’

Young, highly educated Muslim women who live in modern, urban environments may be choosing to wear the veil because it enables them to mix with non-Muslim friends, work outside the home and interact with strangers, according to the first empirical

This Arab youth survey highlights the dangers of desperation

…. Even Tunisia, considered the most successful example, and awarded the 2015 Nobel peace prize for its civil society’s efforts to avoid civil war through implementing dialogue between rival political parties, is challenged by terror and the exapansionism of Isis.

This Arab youth survey highlights the dangers of desperation

…. Even Tunisia, considered the most successful example, and awarded the 2015 Nobel peace prize for its civil society’s efforts to avoid civil war through implementing dialogue between rival political parties, is challenged by terror and the exapansionism of Isis.

Survey: Most Young Middle East Muslims Believe ISIS Perverts Islam

A majority of Muslim youths in the Middle East and North Africa regard extremist groups such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaida as a perversion of Islam and its teachings, according to a new survey. “At least three-quarters of millennial

Survey: Most Young Middle East Muslims Believe ISIS Perverts Islam

A majority of Muslim youths in the Middle East and North Africa regard extremist groups such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaida as a perversion of Islam and its teachings, according to a new survey. “At least three-quarters of millennial

Most Syrian rebels sympathise with Isis, says thinktank

More than half of the rebel fighters in Syria who are opposing President Bashar al-Assad are sympathetic to Islamic State views, a leading thinktank has claimed. The Centre on Religion and Geopolitics said efforts to wipe out Isis in Syria

Most Syrian rebels sympathise with Isis, says thinktank

More than half of the rebel fighters in Syria who are opposing President Bashar al-Assad are sympathetic to Islamic State views, a leading thinktank has claimed. The Centre on Religion and Geopolitics said efforts to wipe out Isis in Syria

Pakistanis’ views on ISIS showcase worrying trend

In a recently released research by the Pew Research Center, out of 11 Muslim majority countries, Pakistan seems to be the only one where a majority offered no definite opinion of ISIS. In 11 Muslim majority countries including Jordan, Malaysia,

Pakistanis’ views on ISIS showcase worrying trend

In a recently released research by the Pew Research Center, out of 11 Muslim majority countries, Pakistan seems to be the only one where a majority offered no definite opinion of ISIS. In 11 Muslim majority countries including Jordan, Malaysia,

42 Percent of Muslims Polled by Pew Research Think Suicide Bombing and Other Violence Against Civilians Are at Least Occasionally Justified

A Pew Research study has found that 42 percent of Muslims in 15 locations think that suicide bombing and other forms of violence against civilian targets is at least occasionally justified in order to defend Islam from its enemies. The

42 Percent of Muslims Polled by Pew Research Think Suicide Bombing and Other Violence Against Civilians Are at Least Occasionally Justified

A Pew Research study has found that 42 percent of Muslims in 15 locations think that suicide bombing and other forms of violence against civilian targets is at least occasionally justified in order to defend Islam from its enemies. The

Third of teens in Amman, Jordan, condone honor killings, study says

Almost half of boys and one in five girls in Jordan’s capital city, Amman, believe that killing a woman who has “dishonored,” or shamed, her family is justifiable, a study of teenagers’ attitudes published Thursday revealed. A third of all

Third of teens in Amman, Jordan, condone honor killings, study says

Almost half of boys and one in five girls in Jordan’s capital city, Amman, believe that killing a woman who has “dishonored,” or shamed, her family is justifiable, a study of teenagers’ attitudes published Thursday revealed. A third of all

Iranians mixed on having religious figures in politics: Pew poll

As Iran heads into presidential elections this week, Iranians have mixed views on political roles for religious figures but a large majority backs sharia law, according to a poll published on Tuesday. As part of the Pew Research Center poll

Iranians mixed on having religious figures in politics: Pew poll

As Iran heads into presidential elections this week, Iranians have mixed views on political roles for religious figures but a large majority backs sharia law, according to a poll published on Tuesday. As part of the Pew Research Center poll

62% of Turkish Men Support Wife Beating

A survey of 3500 Turkish men conducted by the University of Kirikkale and the organisation “Happy Children” prove what is anyway a truism in Turkey: of course most Turkish men consider violence against women to be completely normal, sensible and

62% of Turkish Men Support Wife Beating

A survey of 3500 Turkish men conducted by the University of Kirikkale and the organisation “Happy Children” prove what is anyway a truism in Turkey: of course most Turkish men consider violence against women to be completely normal, sensible and

World’s Muslims Reveal Their "Literalist, Supremacist, And Brutal View"

…. Islam is the world’s second-largest religion, numbering some 1.6 billion humans [no, that is the Muslim figure — the neutral figure, arrived at by adding up the Muslim populations of each country, and not merely accepting the Muslim practices

World’s Muslims Reveal Their "Literalist, Supremacist, And Brutal View"

…. Islam is the world’s second-largest religion, numbering some 1.6 billion humans [no, that is the Muslim figure — the neutral figure, arrived at by adding up the Muslim populations of each country, and not merely accepting the Muslim practices

The World’s Muslims: Religion, Politics and Society

This report examines the social and political views of Muslims around the world. It is based on public opinion surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center between 2008 and 2012 in a total of 39 countries and territories on three

The World’s Muslims: Religion, Politics and Society

This report examines the social and political views of Muslims around the world. It is based on public opinion surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center between 2008 and 2012 in a total of 39 countries and territories on three