With racism and Islamophobia on the rise across London and the UK, it seems the tensions and dangers of 1936 still echo today.
Should we appease Islamophobes through banning religious clothing?
These bans will not ‘liberate’ Muslim women and they are not intended to, but they will generate anger, humiliation, bitterness and alienation.
If France really holds freedom of expression as sacred , it needs to reflect on how it can build bridges with its minority communities.
French law says a woman wearing the burqa in public infringes the “rights and freedoms of others” who might be offended by it.
It was my first time swimming in public and it was absolutely beautiful.
Maz Saleem: We need to address the rise in Islamophobia which has been instigated by right-wing politicians on both sides of the Atlantic
The promotion of hatred and fear has been mainstreamed to the extent that there is now little outcry when a mosque is attacked.