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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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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 with Iman and Samiha where they discuss the inspiration behind the series as well as the link for you to watch the documentary.
What was the inspiration behind the interviews and why focus on Migration in particular?
I think the biggest inspiration was our own parents. Both mine and Iman’s parents migrated here and we grew up hearing stories about their experiences settling into the U.K. It definitely shapes your outlook towards society and how you see yourself – in a good way. So many of our friends parents also migrated here so it’s easy to think that making the…
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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... Continue Reading →