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Stemming the tide of Islamophobia

Naushabah Khan  |  30 November 2016

Since 11 September 2011, the day the world changed, we have seen the escalation of global terrorism. With unrest in much of the Middle East, once stable nations face huge challenges and terrorist organisations, such as Islamic State, have taken control. An indirect consequence of this worrying development, is that Islamophobia has also become an …

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Together against Islamaphobia

Bilal Mahmood  |  21 November 2016

I am cautious of mixing my faith with my politics despite being proud and influenced by both. Growing up after 9/11, I worried that I would be pigeonholed by my identity: that my faith, my name or the colour of my skin alone would predetermine what I represented or how people saw me. When I stood …

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London is the only home I know

Aminur Rahman  |  1 November 2016

Does Islamophobia exist in 2016 Britain? On 20 October, I stopped by my local bank where I was part of a conversation with a bank advisor who happened to be a British Asian man whose parents believed in the Hindu faith. Now you must be thinking, how does this have any relation to Islamophobia? What …

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