The Independent: The San Bernardino couple weren’t white, unlike most deadly US shooters, so of course they’re “terrorists”

The New York Post did not shy away from sprawling “MUSLIM KILLERS” on the front page – and this headline mirrors the popular belief that religion is the key motive for “Muslim” criminals It is the 336th day of 2015, and the San Bernardino shooting marks the 355th mass shooting in North America. Unlike most […]

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The Independent: If you think Muslims are behind the latest bacon cancer warning, you’ll be terrified at what else we’re up to

Here are five Muslim conspiracy theories that are too ridiculous to be true – or are they? The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently revealed that processed meats, such as bacon and sausages, cause cancer. As many may know, eating pork is forbidden in Islam. And according to some Twitter users, this coincidence can only mean […]

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The Independent: Don’t stand with Ahmed if you’re not prepared to support all marginalised Muslim children

If you’ve been outraged by the teenager’s arrest, then don’t forget that the UK has plenty of its own Muslim children who suffer from Islamophobia With his NASA T-shirt and thick-framed glasses, the image of the 14-year-old schoolboy Ahmed Mohamed being escorted out of his classroom in handcuffs has broken millions of hearts all over […]

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The Independent: I never fully believed that British Muslims were being victimised, but then I was stopped at Heathrow

It’s so distressing when those who are supposed to protect you treat you like a criminal I’ve always been aware of the injustices British Muslims face, but I’ve sometimes doubted the narrative of the “Muslim victim”. Why is it such a big deal if you’re singled-out every now and then because of your appearance? If […]

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