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Sorry for Saying Sorry – By Naz

This article was written by Naz, Creative Arts Director at Quilliam Ironically the Quilliam event is called Winning the War on Words, reflecting how we use words for entertainment, communication, messaging and of course peddling hate. It’s an evening of exploring faith, race, radicalisation and more importantly the story of...
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Dress Conflicts – By Aisha Nabi

There is a new and under-reported phenomenon. I refer to the increasing number of Muslim girls who out of their own sense of religiosity have chosen to wear the hijab or indeed the full covering niqab against the advice of their families who “do not want them to draw attention...
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MeiN hüN Lahori – By Aisha Nabi

On Easter Sunday a blast ripped through a park in central Lahore killing 72 people at least half of them children. Western readers will not appreciate that this hell on earth was created within an instant in a city with a reputation for tolerance and beauty. There is an old...
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Refugee Exodus: What Brought Us To This Crisis? – By Aisha Nabi

Guest-post – The opinions expressed in the article below do not necessarily reflect the view of Quilliam. If you’re interested in writing for the Quilliam blog, please email your submission to [email protected] What motivates people to leave their homes and venture into an uncertain future? Migration has defined history since...
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Women, Islamism and Domestic Terrorism – Jean Calder

Guest-post – The opinions expressed in the article below do not necessarily reflect the view of Quilliam. If you’re interested in writing for the Quilliam blog, please email your submission to [email protected] In the wake of terrorist atrocities in Brussels, there has been much talk about the determination of European...
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