Zeinab Donati has been studying books about various Islamic subjects for more than 19 years. She is deeply interested in history and politics as well as social issues in particular those pertaining to women.
There are a few communities spread in various cities of Italy, quite traditionally a goup of people of the same ethnicity that come together and they created an association. For example, there is a strong presence of Lebanese around Como area, north west of Italy, or a trong presence of Pakistanis the in Brescia area, or Iranian around Milan and so on.
In Rome, a group of people mainly composed by reverts, opened and Islamic Centre called Centro Islamico Imam Mahdi (aj) in 2004, and the centre is still multi-cultural and opened to all enthicities in order to satisfy the needs of all islamic comminities in Italy. For more information about the centre, have a look at their website: http://islamshia.org/
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