Lately, first Ehsanullah Ehsan, head of TTP, and now Noreen Leghari, the would-be ISIS jihadi bride, have been making the… Read more Terrorists on TV
Today I watched The Mermaid of Churna Island, a lovely short documentary film on Rosheen Khan, Pakistan’s first female scuba… Read more On Watching “The Mermaid of Churna Island”
Today I had the honor of being a judge at an American Mushaira contest. High school students came to the… Read more The Dawn of Freedom: An American Mushaira
I miss my mother so much, I wonder if she thinks of me at night when she goes to… Read more The Nosepin
Every once in a while you come across an exhortation by a Muslim woman in a hijab urging other women… Read more Hijab as Symbol of Solidarity?
Jessa Crispin’s book Why I am Not A Feminist is getting attention in some circles for its critique of modern… Read more “Why I am Not A Feminist”
Happy to see this finally officially announced.
This morning I read Sonu Nigam’s tweet where he complains of being forced to listen to the Muslim call to… Read more It’s not about “noise pollution,” Sonu Nigam
In the aftermath of Mashal Khan’s lynching, it’s vital that we re-examine some of our assumptions about religious extremism in… Read more The Case of Naureen Leghari: Another Warning Sign of Radicalisation