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POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Muslim victimhood, Tablighi jamaat, Muslims in India, Islamophobia

Are Indian Muslims victims of their "victim mindset"?

It is axiomatic that the idea of victimhood demands a victimiser. This means that it is not possible for an entire community to feign victimhood without identifying its victimisers.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Hinduphobia, Secular politics, Islamophobia, Indianmuslims

India is no country for Islamophobia

Without being secular themselves, Muslim leaders in the country constantly take shelter behind the secular Indian constitution to disgorge their communal bile.

VOICES

 |  2-minute read
Islam, Coronavirus, Islamophobia, Tablighijamaat

We Muslims must stop being ‘Us’ to not be treated as ‘Them’

You can't stand up to the haters outside if you're not standing up to the peddlers of hatred within.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
1984 anti-Sikh riots, Huda sha’arawi, Jacinda ardern, Hijab

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.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
New York Times, World media, Islamophobia, Terrorsim

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?

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Christchurch terror attack, Religious riots, Hate mongering, Islamophobia

Christchurch terror attack: Why hate is the easiest emotion to embrace

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?

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
New Zealand, Kashmiris, Islamophobia, Christchurch terror attack

After Christchurch: We are talking about Islamophobia today. But humanity itself is at stake

There is a sharp spike in Islamophobia globally, and Kashmiriphobia in India. Both are attacks against all goodwill and humanity.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Islamophobia, Ethnic Cleansing, Islam sinicisation, Uighurs

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.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Religious bigotry, Anti-muslim, Islamophobia, Healthcare

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.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Britain, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Racism

The face of boorish Britain - Boris Johnson’s 'Islamophobia' and Jeremy Corbyn’s 'anti-Semitism'

Sadly, over-ambitious and unscrupulous politicians are more likely to succeed electorally.