Literary Evening at the El-Hakwati Theatre, Palestine

“Being part of the art and literature scene in Jerusalem, Palestine has been a rewarding, insightful experience. The El-Hakawati Theatre was a perfect location and it was an amazing experience to discuss the book with Jerusalem’s literary elite and to discover their experience of a novel that was inspired by their country.” Literary critic AbdallahContinue reading “Literary Evening at the El-Hakwati Theatre, Palestine”

To celebrate the Palestinian Book Tour, Jasmine Falling is on sale now for $0.99

The Palestinian Book Tour begins next week with author, Shereen Malherbe returning to Palestine since the publication of her debut novel. To celebrate the author’s return, Jasmine Falling e-book is now on sale (in all territories) for $0.99. Join the other 792 people in the Goodreads community about it. Buy a sale copy here.      

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…