By Khaled Diab Outside America, Donald Trump has provoked near universal outrage and dismay. However, Europeans and Middle Easterners must not forget the racism closer to home. Photo: Peg Hunter, Flickr 5 November 2020 Millions of non-Americans around the world…
Despite their reputation for being undisciplined and insubordinate, Australian soldiers who fought in World War I, known as ‘diggers’, were fiercely courageous and disciplined where it mattered – on the battlefield. These rebels with a cause would play a pivotal role in defining modern Australian identity.
In much of the world, ‘Muslim’ is often used as a marker of ethnic origin rather than of religion. This must change.
Bernard Lewis was the orientalist scholar of choice for American neo-conservatives. His dangerous ‘clash of civilisations’ theory was not only wrong but caused enormous damage in the Middle East.
In the second in a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines the far-right’s dual sense of superiority and inferiority, as well as its persecution complex.
We need to reach a future in which the religious freedom of Muslims who wish to hear the call to prayer does not infringe upon the peace of mind of non-Muslims and non-practising Muslims.
The changing depiction of women in Palestinian political art reflects the shifting perceptions of their role and position in society.
Untha is a rare Jerusalem-based label which reimagines traditional Palestinian fashions for the 21st century and pays tribute to Palestinian women.
Any objective observer can see that the refugees of today are not the invaders of history. So why are so many Europeans afraid of refugees?
With all the wars and conflicts raging in the Middle East, collective trauma carries very serious consequences for the region.