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.
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Muslim cabbies “humiliated” after being forced to pray in open-air Heathrow car park

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“Conditions have deteriorated to the point that I believe they are dangerous...I feel that the airport authorities treat us with complete contempt.”

Prevent: Human rights groups boycott review following appointment of Shawcross

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“We, the undersigned groups, cannot be complicit in a process that serves only to rubber stamp a fundamentally flawed strategy. We therefore announce a collective boycott of the Prevent review.”

Broadcasting chief responds after China bans BBC World News

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China has attacked the BBC for its extensive reporting on the plight of the Uyghurs, as well as on the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Report: British Muslims have provided “remarkable level of contributions” during COVID-19 pandemic

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During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the British media has been remarkably muted in documenting the enormous efforts by Muslims across the country who have given and continue to give an immense amount of support to those in need during these challenging and unprecedented times.

Biden seeks Guantanamo closure by 2024

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The administration of the 46th President of the United States Joe Biden has reiterated its strong intent to close the long-opposed Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp in Cuba, following a formal review initiated on Friday.

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.