Shaheer Choudhury

As Head of Editorial at Islam21c, Shaheer is a regular contributor who has an unwavering passion and commitment for staying on the pulse in regards to global geopolitical and general current affairs, whilst paying close attention to the changing world conditions of Muslim populations. Prior to joining Islam21c, he developed a number of years' experience in the health and social care sector, and previously worked as a caseworker at HHUGS. He has also volunteered at the Muslim Youth Helpline. Shaheer holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from Kingston University.
429 Articles

Rafah Crossing reopened “indefinitely” by Egypt

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Egypt has reopened the only border point between the besieged Gaza Strip and the Arab Republic of Egypt – the Rafah Border Crossing.

Cairo: Electoral dialogue between Hamas and Fatah commences

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Starting yesterday, the two long-time rival parties began a “national dialogue” with one another regarding the upcoming countrywide elections, the first in 15 years in the besieged nation.

UAE reduces UNRWA funding to a pittance

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The drastic reduction in funding for the UNRWA coincided with the so-called “normalisation agreement” signed between the UAE and 'Israel' and brokered by the US in August 2020.

Reports: Turkish minister alleges US behind failed 2016 Turkey coup d’état

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Turkish minister says the United States orchestrated the failed coup d'état of 2016.

US decision to keep embassy in Jerusalem slammed by Hamas

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The Palestinian political party Hamas has strongly criticised the US Senate for its near-unanimous Thursday evening decision to keep the US embassy in West Jerusalem.

Arabic language enters Pakistani curriculum

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This week the Senate of Pakistan voted to approve the Compulsory Teaching of the Arabic Language Bill 2020.

UK, US, and Australia aghast at reports of systematic rape of Uyghurs

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“We are deeply disturbed by reports, including firsthand testimony, of systematic rape and sexual abuse against women in internment camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang...”

Aung San Suu Kyi charged and detained by police

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Myanmar’s de facto leader since April 2016, Aung San Suu Kyi was dramatically deposed from power two days ago and has now been charged with illegally importing electronic devices used for communications, under a vague piece of legislation that has been plentifully used in the past to detain political enemies.

Four-year-old Muslim boy reported to Prevent over video game

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The four-year-old is one of more than 600 children under six referred to the widely discredited and toxic Prevent strategy.

Islamic Relief absolved of ‘institutional antisemitism’

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The report “found absolutely no evidence” of anti-Semitism.