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Christchurch Mosque Attack: New Zealand's women came up with the grandest of all gestures against Islamophobia
Kudos to the women of New Zealand and their PM, Jacinda Ardern, for their powerful gesture of wearing hijab in solidarity with Muslim women and the Islamophobia they face.
Christchurch vs Pulwama: Why the world's reaction towards the two terrorist attacks must be questioned
Both Christchurch and Pulwama were terrorist attacks, one against Muslims, the other against Hindus. Yet, why are both received so differently by the world in terms of reportage, analysis and emotional outpouring?
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Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Prime Minister, has rejected the message of hate, paving the path for a more accepting society. Can't we all do the same?
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There is a sharp spike in Islamophobia globally, and Kashmiriphobia in India. Both are attacks against all goodwill and humanity.
China will make Islam 'compatible' with being Chinese: How the Communist Party is targetting its Muslim minorities
Amid reports of millions of Uighur Muslims being in prison camps, China's latest announcement, of 'Sinicising' Islam, is sending shivers down the world's spine.
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I'm a doctor. And I'm worried other doctors' dislike for Muslims may even overrule the Hippocratic Oath
In India, where the majority of the populace is Hindu, there is an urgent need for non-Muslim doctors to face their privileges, unlearn their biases and provide more inclusive health care.
Sadly, over-ambitious and unscrupulous politicians are more likely to succeed electorally.
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Unless political narratives vis-à-vis Muslims change, it will have little impact.
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