Should “Islam” matter in US foreign policy?

On March 15, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

In the United States, it is difficult to overstate the degree to which Islam has fallen off both the domestic and foreign policy agenda. In many ways, this is a welcome improvement over the near-constant preoccupation with American Muslims and Muslims abroad as objects of concern during the post-9/11 period. With the Trump administration’s “Muslim […]

The symbol of hijab in America’s legal and political world

On March 10, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

ACCORDING to some research estimates, up to seven million Muslims live in the United States. Muslim women are the most likely of any faith to wear the visible symbol of faith identity, namely the hijab, which presents them as visibly Muslim in all public settings. Studying the daily life experience of hijab-wearing Muslim women in America can […]

Ron DeSantis Knew All About the Torture Program When He Worked at Guantánamo

On March 9, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

As he gears up to run for president, new investigations report that DeSantis witnessed horrific conditions—though Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) served in the Navy as a lawyer, not as a pilot, as he’d like you to think. And as he appears to be gearing up for a presidential run, his record as a Navy lawyer is coming under […]

Will the UN’s plea to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh be answered?

On March 8, 2023, in Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, Rohingya, by admin

The UN is appealing to global powers to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. The United Nations is appealing for nearly $900m to help Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from their native Myanmar. So, how will the international community respond? And can the Rohingya ever hope for an end to the stateless limbo they’re […]

How Quebec’s Culture of Islamophobia is Seeping Into Public Schools

On March 7, 2023, in Canada, Civil Rights, Islamophobia, by admin

Muslim Students Feel Increasingly Unsafe in Primary and Secondary Schools Ayeza Hussain is a 16-year-old Pakistani student from Antoine-Brossard High School in Brossard, Que. Though she finds her student body diverse, it has not stopped her from facing Islamophobic violence in school. During a lunch period, a white Québecois student approached her and began harassing […]

Photo Essay: ‘WE BELONG HERE’

On March 4, 2023, in Commentary, by admin

The Atlantic Magazine published a photo essay about Wesaam al-Badry, an Iraqi-born photographer, who uses photography to tell his story and present the resilience and dignity of his family and friends. Al-Badry’s family fled Iraq due to the Gulf War and ended up in a refugee camp in Saudi Arabia, where he received his first […]


On March 3, 2023, in Commentary, Europe, France, Islamophobia, by admin

Anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim extremist groups have infiltrated their hateful ideas into France’s political mainstream. Last month, the organization I founded, the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism, released a report showing a worrying number of far-right hate and extremist groups in France. Given that far-right extremism has been in the spotlight and extremist political parties […]

China’s Head of Ethnic Affairs Is Keen to End Minority Culture

On March 2, 2023, in China, Islamophobia, Uyghur Genocide, by admin

Written by Aaron Glasserman and Marcia Wythes. The article discusses Pan Yue, who was elected as a full member of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee and has been the head of the State Council’s National Ethnic Affairs Commission since June 2022. Pan’s election to the Central Committee suggests that the Xi administration’s hard turn […]

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