The Unbearable Shianess of Mu’allim Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Injured and incarcerated without charge for two years, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife Mallimah Zeenah are the leaders and heroes we all need, yet few outside Nigeria care, argues Arzu Merali.

Don’t mention the (permanent) war: Dunkirk and the histories and imageries...

Despite the momentous achievement in film, there are deeply troubling representations of Britishness that should cause alarm argues Arzu Merali

Justice for Grenfell

Now a fire has roared that could have been prevented / A tragedy on a scale that's unprecedented

A Rotten Foundation

Futures are stolen and this is just the beginning

Ways of Seeing and Latter Day Muslim Blindness

On the passing of John Berger

The message repeats, you must ‘integrate’

Take a deep breath and start resisting

Loyal is as Loyal Does

What the prospective Oath of Allegiance says about integration dreams

Louise Casey’s common (non)sense and the illogic of racism

Years of reports have done little but push the UK further towards Victorian victim shaming and ever widening socio-economic divides

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