Asma Uddin

Asma Uddin is Legal Counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a non-profit, non-partisan law firm based in Washington, D.C. She is also Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, a webmagazine covering issues related to gender and Islam.

Stories by Asma Uddin
Is Huma Abedin Muslim faith her fatal flaw with Anthony Weiner? That’s not the Islam I know.

It’s troubling that Maureen Dowd uses Huma Abedin’s Saudi Arabian upbringing to make sense of an otherwise inexplicable case of marital fidelity.

Ramadan Cheat Sheet

Some tips on how to not just survive, but maximize Ramadan.

Ramadan Etiquette Guide: How to be a Non-Muslim During the Holy Month

A couple of simple rules that will make the Ramadan fast a little easier on your Muslim colleague.

September 11, 2010 events at ground zero and the City Hall
What’s behind negative characterization of Muslims?

The false characterization of Islam as monolithic is being amplified by the increasingly common denial that Islam is a religion at all.

The other Islam controversy in NYC

Muslim students in New York City are already permitted to stay home on their religious holidays without penalty, but the current campaign is to give all students a day off for Muslim religious holidays.

Pakistan’s Facebook ban protects the violent

While blasphemous speech is offensive, the better way to counter it is through dialogue and peaceful discourse — the pen and not the sword.