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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Palestine: Israeli occupation forces kill 15-year-old teen

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The fifth Palestinian minor from the occupied West Bank was martyred after Israeli occupation forces shot him in his stomach, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

Saudi-Qatar diplomatic dispute nears resolution

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“We hope that this progress can lead to a final agreement which looks in reach, and I can say that I am somewhat optimistic that we are close to finalising an agreement between all the nations..."

France probes 76 masājid in ‘crackdown on separatism’

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Masājid across France to be inspected and could face closure as part of the government’s ‘crackdown on separatism’.

Apple lobbies against bill to stop forced labour by China

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The tech giant Apple has reportedly been campaigning against a federal bill aimed at stopping the ongoing and prevalent use of forced labour of the local Uyghur population.

Iran’s top nuclear physicist assassinated

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Dr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the chief scientist at the helm of the Iranian Ministry of Defence Research and Innovation Organisation, has been killed in a targeted attack that involved machine gun fire and explosives.

Turkey: Erdoğan invites EU to enter into discussions

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Erdoğan invites EU to enter into discussions as EU leaders consider imposing further sanctions over regional disputes.

‘Enlightenment Islam’: French President Macron fires ultimatum at Muslim leaders

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President Macron fires ultimatum at Muslim leaders as part of a broad clampdown on Islam.

Labour party under fire following Islamophobia report

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A new report by the Labour Muslim Network has revealed that one in four Muslim members of the Labour Party experience Islamophobia within the party.

Austrian government moves to ban ‘political Islam’

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“In the fight against political Islam, we will create a criminal offense of “political Islam” in order to be able to take action against those who are not terrorists themselves, but who create the breeding ground for such.”

Increased use of stop and search may result in criminalisation of BAME citizens

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“Under regular suspicion-based stop and search, you’re 10 times more likely to be subjected to it if you’re black – even though the rate at which the police find prohibited items is broadly similar across all ethnic groups.”