The Refugee: the Commodified Human

The Refugee: the Commodified Human

During a summer immersion course on immigration and refugees, we had the honor to be visited by Yousif, a Sudanese refugee “living” in Paris...
Trump’s Authoritarian Administration

Trump’s Authoritarian Administration

As the 2016 presidential elections neared, a growing chorus of critics accused Trump of possessing traits of a burgeoning authoritarian. What was dismissed as...
Transphobia, Islamophobia & the free speech alibi

Transphobia, Islamophobia & the free speech alibi

"Transphobia, Islamophobia & the free speech alibi" “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” This...
What year is it? 1933!

What Year is it? 1933!

America’s 2016 Presidential election has drawn parallels to a bygone period of history that dates back to the 1930’s. In the 1930’s Germany’s marginalized...
Rescuing Islamophobia from the Melting Pot of Oppression

Rescuing Islamophobia from the Melting Pot of Oppression

The right wing hysteria surrounding the introduction of a motion to condemn Islamophobia made by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid has reached fever pitch. The...
Yahoo! Takes Liberties with Privacy

Yahoo! Takes Liberties with Privacy

Regarding: Joseph Menn Yahoo! Article - Yahoo!’s new scanning emails revelation relates to Islamophobia and should concern everyone, Muslims in particular, regarding the increasing number...
Islamophobia and Civil Society Bulliesvideo

Islamophobia and Civil Society Bullies

Originally posted on hatembazian.com The public atmosphere is so intensely poisoned with Islamophobia and racism directed at Muslims and minorities that it has reached a...
Professor Tariq Ramadan & France's Islamophobia

Professor Tariq Ramadan & France’s Islamophobia

"Professor Tariq Ramadan & France's Islamophobia" Professor Tariq Ramadan's case and the solitary confinement he faces in a French prison sheds some light on the...
Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism

Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism

"Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism" Let me admit something before starting these lines of thought. Like most soccer games before, I...
Court Recognizes Reputational Harm to Muslims on Terrorist Watchlist

Court Recognizes Reputational Harm to Muslims on Terrorist Watchlist

"Court Recognizes Reputational Harm to Muslims on Terrorist Watchlist" For nearly 20 years, Muslims in the United States have borne the brunt of aggressive and over-reaching national security practices.  Among the most...