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From Germany to Algeria – interview with a muhajirah


Where are you from and where about in Algeria do you live?

I am from Germany and live in Algiers.

How long have you been living there?

Since 2003.

Did you easily settle in Algeria?  Continue reading

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My Algeria: ehlen we sehlen


This time a taxi driver is waiting for us. He recognises us straight away, as if we were in Italy where you notice a niqab straight away. It looks like as if my husband has been knowing him for his entire life but it’s not the case: they are only from the same city.

We follow him outside.

The door opens up and shoots on us some air – hot air of course.
We continue our route: shirts, t-shirts, hijab, qamis, trousers, niqab, abeyet.
And all of a sudden you find yourself in a place where you are still the same, you are just not so strange anymore.
Your strangeness, here, is not the dress, but that “absurd” search for a coherent life.  Continue reading

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Hijra Conseil


Quoi ?

HIjra Conseil, ce sont des services pour conseiller et aider nos frères et soeurs à accomplir leur hijra, s’installer et vivre dans un pays musulman. Et c’est gratuit pour tous et toutes !

Pourquoi ?

Parce que la hijra est une obligation religieuse ; et que beaucoup cherchent de l’aide pour l’accomplir, mais ne la trouve pas…

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[Stories] Would you like to recite?


The Shaikhah had told me she was giving classes at the masjid in Chorfa, and she invited me to attend. Again, like I said before, I didn’t know what to expect. I knew she was going to give a class on the tafsir of Surat al-Baqarah but how it would work in Algeria… Allahu ‘alam. I’ve attended classes in the masajid in the UK but never in Algeria, if not for ‘Eid prayer alhamdulillah.

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