Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gaza’s unhappy sister wives – by Asmaa Al-Ghoul They entered the hairdresser’s shop together. One looked serious, covered in traditional Islamic dress; while the other seemed more lively, wearing pants and lots of makeup. The first woman had an authoritarian air that she tried to impose on … Continue reading

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Exposing the Secret of Domestic Abuse in Egypt – by Reem Abdellatif It wasn’t easy growing up as a teenage Muslim girl, with a father who thought he owned your body just because he put a roof over your head or food on the table. Not just that—this was a Muslim … Continue reading

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Gender and the War on Terror

Originally posted on Strife:
By Caroline Cottet: Specialist Lynndie England holds an Iraqi detainee on a lead at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, 2003. Photo: Wikipedia. When making sense of the people and things around us, it is often tempting…

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Conflating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism – by Harrison Lanigan-Coyte Between the 23rd and 27th of February, students and staff at SOAS, University of London took to the ballot box in a school wide referendum which asked “should SOAS join the BDS call for an academic boycott of Israeli … Continue reading

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