Asra Q. Nomani is the author of Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam. She is codirector of the Pearl Project, an investigation into the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Her activism for women’s rights at her mosque in West Virginia is the subject of a PBS documentary, The Mosque in Morgantown. She recently published a monograph, Milestones for a Spiritual Jihad: Toward an Islam of Grace. She can be contacted at asra@asranomani.com.

‘IT’S THEATER’

Trump’s Muslim Protester Wasn’t Alone

Rose Hamid, who rose to fame this weekend after the GOP frontrunner’s security kicked her out, tells The Daily Beast how she and fellow activists carefully planned her demonstration.

Lethal Pilgrimage

I Survived a Hajj Stampede

Thursday’s killing of more than 700 is a tragic reminder of Saudi Arabia’s dangerous exploitation of the Muslim pilgrimage. I should know—my baby and I were once nearly crushed, too.