The hijab, or veil, is probably the most over-policed piece of clothing in the our modern era.
Review: Arsalan Iftikhar’s Scapegoats
If there’s still some debate as to whether the safety and freedoms that American Muslims and Muslims in America can enjoy are in some way impinged by the War on Terror and its resulting Islamophobia, the three incidents of violence just this week should dispel them: a New York woman tried to rip the … Continue reading Review: Arsalan Iftikhar’s Scapegoats
Muslims are Expendable in the War on Terror
On Tuesday, Istanbul’s Ataturk International airport was the target of a devastating terrorist attack carried out by three suicide bombers. The attack was concentrated in the arrivals terminal but spilled over into a parking structure as well. As the dust settled, 43 people were killed and over two hundred others injured. This is the most … Continue reading Muslims are Expendable in the War on Terror