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Sunday May 22, 2022
Khaled A Beydoun

  • March 25, 2019

    Humanise the victims

    I still don’t know the name of the terrorist. Nor do I care to know it. Following the carnage at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand on...

  • October 30, 2018

    Pittsburgh shooting

    A white gunman walks into a synagogue outside of Pittsburgh and guns down 11 congregants after screaming, “All Jews must die!” during Sabbath...

  • July 02, 2018

    Trump’s Muslim ban

    June 26, 2018, will forever stand as one of those moments. On that day, with a 5-to-4 vote the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited...

  • December 08, 2017

    Travel ban

    On Monday, December 4, the United States Supreme Court allowed the third version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take immediate effect....

  • March 08, 2017

    The Muslim ban

    On Monday, March 6, in Washington, DC, Donald Trump issued another executive order restricting the entry of Muslims. The second rendition of the...

  • February 17, 2017

    The travel ban

    In his landmark work, Orientalism, Edward Said theorised that Muslims are fundamentally subjects of study and scrutiny for Western outsiders,...

  • July 27, 2016

    The Muslim vote

    The United States is home to nearly eight million Muslim Americans and Islam today ranks as the fastest growing faith group in the country....

  • July 12, 2016

    Structural racism

    Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed by Baton Rouge police on July 5. Less than 24 hours later, Philando Castile, a black...

  • January 08, 2016

    Controlling guns

    The rise in gun violence, and its most horrific episodes, brought US President Barack Obama to tears. Flanked by the mothers of Jordan Davis and...

  • December 10, 2015

    Racial politics

    Fourteen killed, and tens more injured. At approximately 11am on Wednesday morning, several gunmen opened fire inside the Inland Regional Centre in...