Syjil
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Syjil is a Pakistani-American journalist and global columnist at MuslimGirl.net. She is co-founder of MakeWaves, an online zine, a social justice activist, and an avid Harry Potter geek. With a train wreck of thoughts and a mouth that won’t stop running, Syjil’s blogs, poems, and fiction often address politics, social issues, Islam, desi culture, and things people don’t want to hear. Syjil's Blog Tumblr MakeWaves

#1in5Muslims Will Share This Post

The Sun received a fair amount of ridicule yesterday for claiming on its front page that 1 in 5 British Muslims have “sympathy for jihadis.” This isn’t the first time the Murdoch-own…

Sana Saeed: Producer, AJ+

When we were deciding who we wanted to be MuslimGirl’s FIRST EVER Baddie of the Month, we realized that it had to be someone that represented the fire we hope to inspire among our readership. If…

Taking Back Islam

I write this post from the Karachi newsroom of The Express Tribune, a daily English newspaper in the “Islamic Republic” of Pakistan where Shias are being killed daily during Muharram, women are gettin…