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...

The martyrs of 1987 and the Saudi violation of Hajj

Arzu Merali argues that last year’s disaster in Mina was just more of the same from a Saudi regime that has been responsible for much worse in its treatment of hujjaj.


You Will Burn My House Down – But I will Still...

Arzu Merali reflects on the recent memorialisation of Srebrenica and the loss of its historical context.

Zakzaky is not Thomas Becket; Buhari be warned

The leader of the Islamic Movement is not the troublesome priest to be gotten rid of by insinuation

Why was Gary Lineker’s Palestine tweet even controversial?

Lineker, by expressing outrage at the Israeli treatment of Palestinian children, has empowered the narrative of the oppressed - and inevitably brought wrath on himself


Loyal is as Loyal Does

What the prospective Oath of Allegiance says about integration dreams

This week the British establishment proved Islamophobia is alive and well

UK police have rejected a proposed definition of Islamophobia, saying it could challenge free speech and undermine counter-terrorism efforts

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

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