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Should the Afghan People Get Their Money Back?

In 2021, the world watched as the United States withdrew from Afghanistan and the government in Afghanistan collapsed. Several countries suspended aid to Afghanistan, and the United States froze nearly 7 billion in assets from Afghanistan’s central bank. Now President Biden has unfrozen the funds and is allowing them to be distributed inside Afghanistan, but not…

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What Happens When Religion Is Used To Create Division?

India and Pakistan emerged as two separate sovereign nations in 1947. Different factions of the freedom struggle movement contributed in their own unique way. Ultimately they freed themselves and the people from the clutches of British colonizers that arrived in India during the early 17th century, masquerading as traders with an intent to puncture the…

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What Can You Do About the Hijab Ban in India?

In case you haven’t been catching up with recent news, there’s been an outrage following the India hijab ban order – and we’ve got the full story here. Long story short, on 5th February 2022, an order was issued by the Karnataka government, in India, banning Muslim students from wearing a hijab as part of…

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The Politicization of Muslim Girls at School Starts Early in Britain

Politicisation started back at school when I was a girl in year 8; I signed off my emails with an e-petition to release Baba Ahmed from incarceration in a U.S. super-max prison under the No Evidence Required Act 2003. I had support from a fellow Muslimah, but one of my closest friends was sceptical of…

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Stop Acid Attacks: How Misogyny Is Surging in Kashmir

Toxic aggression resulted in unjustified action on women in Kashmir, India. An attack that left a permanent mark on humanity, acid attacks happen all over the world, but are most common in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda, according to the Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI), based in London.  One minute, Fatima was strolling down…

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How Things Are Going for Muslim Students in France?

France was the first European country to ban the full-face veil in public areas including universities. In April 2021, the French Senate passed a new measure, proposed by the conservative right, to make it illegal for girls under 18 to wear hijab. The same occasion was also used for another proposal to apply the same…

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Here’s What You Should Know About the Fight Over Hijab in India

The Southern State of India has emerged as a new battlefield to decide on the issue of whether Hijab (an Islamic veil) can be allowed to wear as part of a girl’s uniform in public schools or not. The epicenter of conflict is the Udupi’s PU Women College where in December last year six hijab-clad…

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Why Developing Countries Remain Stuck No Matter the Effort

Have you ever wondered why some nations are always in a dire situation? Isn’t it hard to comprehend why some developing countries like Congo, Ukraine, Panama, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Sudan are always involved in horrific civil wars? Why don’t they stop these costly wars and focus on building their economies?  Isn’t it also hard to…

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How Spiritual Abuse Was Used to Silence Rape Allegations at Britain’s Biggest Mosque

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault and religious and spiritual abuse. The Ahmadiya sect behind Britain’s biggest and most influential mosque has been hit with rape allegations involving its members. There are claims that the mosque’s “spiritual leader,” Mirza Masroor Ahmad, told the alleged victim that she shouldn’t take her allegations to the police…

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What’s Driving the War In Yemen?

On January 21, 2022, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the United States cut the power in Yemen for four days after Saudi-led airstrikes on the country. The internet outage affected the emergency services and people were not able to contact their loved ones. The war in Yemen has entered its seventh year, and with the…

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Here’s How Obsessed France Is With the Hijab Ban

With every new year comes new goals. We look to the new year for change and growth. So, to motivate ourselves, we often do something dramatic. This year, Europe’s middle child, France, started the new year by passing another law attacking hijab. France is now banning Muslim women from wearing the hijab in sports competitions….

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Here’s Why Tinder’s Parent Company Is Suing MuzMatch

MuzMatch, one of the biggest and most influential Muslim dating apps with a total of 5 million global members and 150,000 successful marriage stories, is going head-to-head legally with a US-based dating powerhouse, Match Group, which filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement. Founded over a decade ago by Shahzad Younas, a British-Asian Muslim, MuzMatch was…