Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

"Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia" Mesut Özil, the German National Team player, posted a letter on July 22, 2018 explaining his reasons for...
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...
Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

A purported secret document is being used by the Islamophobes, Alt-right operatives, Israel and Arab lobbyists in order to push for a presidential executive...
Bosnian Genocide and Islamophobia: Marking and Unmarking History

Bosnian Genocide and Islamophobia: Marking and Unmarking History

History is an open-ended book, constantly edited and re-edited by multiple authors and divergent interests. As academics, we are trained to examine history from...

Negotiating Alliances in the Age of Islamophobia

Originally posted on hatembazian.com What do Islamophobic figures like Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Wafa Sultan and Nonie Darwish have in common? Many answers come to mind,...
The US' sectarian playbook in the Muslim world

The US’ sectarian playbook in the Muslim world

"The US' sectarian playbook in the Muslim world" Daily news and policy discussions of the Muslim world are solely focused on recent developments and ebbs...
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...
National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System: Arabs Muslims and Southeast Asians and Post-9/11 “Security Measures” Hatem Bazian University of California, Berkeley “In the hours and days immediately following ...
Islam is Responsible Mantra

Islam is Responsible Mantra

The blame Islam mantra, a favorite pastime for the media and political talking heads, got a new lease on life after the horrific attack...
Foundations promoting 'brand Israel' also funding Islamophobia

Foundations promoting ‘brand Israel’ also funding Islamophobia

"Foundations promoting 'brand Israel' also funding Islamophobia" What do Canary Mission, far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, Robert Spencer's and Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense Initiative...