Roundtable on Spiritual Abuse and Gendered Violence: We Believe You

Reposted from Muslimah Media Watch   Trigger warning: gender-based violence, spiritual abuse, victim-blaming, misogyny On September 23, 2017, Omer M. Mozaffar published a Facebook post in which he wrote about “predatory behavior” on the part of Nouman Ali Khan, a Texas-based Muslim scholar and founder of Bayyinah Institute with millions of online followers. Since then,Continue reading “Roundtable on Spiritual Abuse and Gendered Violence: We Believe You”

Roundtable: Rohingya Muslim Genocide

Muslimah Media WatchTrigger and Content Warning: Colonial Violence, Racism, Anti-Blackness, Anti-Indigeneity, Gender-based Violence, Militarized Violence, Islamophobia, anti-Refugee Rhetoric. In the past year Rohingya Muslims have been constantly featured by Western media outlets, particularly as their persecution in Burma/Myanmar has been deemed to be “ethnic cleansing” by the United Nations. The Rohingya community, which is primarily MuslimContinue reading “Roundtable: Rohingya Muslim Genocide”

A Summary of Several Unsurprising Reports on Islamophobia in the UK and US

Muslimah Media WatchRecently, The Independent reported on a study finding that discrimination in the job market adversely affects employment prospects for young Muslims. The Independent reports on the study as if the information is new, but three years ago Roger Dobson wrote an article on a study with similar findings for the same periodical. TheContinue reading “A Summary of Several Unsurprising Reports on Islamophobia in the UK and US”

Spotlight: Where I Am (A Series of Interviews Exploring Migration) by Iman&Samiha

Originally posted on Myrihla:
Iman and Samiha are two photographers and filmmakers who recently created a mini documentary entitled ‘Where I Am’ which was submitted for a UN Film Festival. The documentary is in the form of an interview series featuring Immigrant parents being interviewed on their experiences by their children. Below is an exclusive interview…

A review of Asma Lamrabet’s “Women in the Qu’ran” via MMW

Reposted from Muslimah Media Watch, written by fellow MMW Writer, Nicole  One of the rare books I didn’t read in French first (and as such cannot vouch for the translation), Asma Lamrabet’s Women in the Qu’ran: An Emancipatory Reading is a short (just under 170 pages) and uplifting read.  The book is definitely an interestingContinue reading “A review of Asma Lamrabet’s “Women in the Qu’ran” via MMW”

The Story Of Maha – A book review

I read the Story of Maha and was particularly interested in the insight of a Muslim girl growing up in South Africa. The book immerses you into this world completely as you follow Maha’s life. Maha is a strong, feisty character, from a fairly well off background which affords her certain privileges that others don’tContinue reading “The Story Of Maha – A book review”