Bodyguard? Islamophobia by any other name smells just as rank

The series represents how it just gets harder by the minute to be a Muslim represented or included in the national conversation

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.

Everyday is Punish a Muslim Day: When will the UK Government...

The letter precedes and incites violence en masse

Why Can’t The British Army Recruit Muslims?

Arzu Merali joins the panel on TRT World to discuss issues around the otherisation of Muslims, militarisation in the UK and the revision of UK history.

The Banality and Boredom of Anti-Muslim Witch-hunts; or Beware John Ware!

The ideas of Muslim entryism and conspiracy have reached new and alarming proportions


On Islamophobia, Britishness and the shrinking political space

Islamophobia has always needed to be understood as part of the deeper crisis of the political and social culture we live in,...

The day the police were consistent: It really was one rule...

Anna Soubury’s experiences at the hands of the far-right is the lived and normalised experience of the minoritised, says Arzu Merali.Year...

Why I think Amanda Spielman should resign her Ofsted post

Spielman's speech is a statement of intent, a declaration of war, and a pre-emptive justification of the onslaught to come

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