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The White Tears for Afghanistan’s Women

Zimarina Sarwar 19 Min Read

Afghan women are not passive entities that need rescuing by White liberals, writes Zimarina Sarwar…

Report finds British children increasingly unhappy with their lives

Shaheer Choudhury 7 Min Read

“It is shocking to see a further decline in children and young people’s level of happiness and that thousands are unhappy with their lives overall."

Why the Paralympics Inspire Me

Amera Farooq 8 Min Read

What do ʿAbd Allāh b. Umm Maktūm, Muʿādh b. Jabal and the Paralympics have in common?

Deposed president’s brother urges qualified Afghan acceptance of Taliban takeover

Shaheer Choudhury 6 Min Read

Hashmat Ghani, the younger brother of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, has cautiously encouraged Afghans to recognise the Taliban’s takeover of the country.

Women’s Rights: Europe Needs to Take a Look in the Mirror

Dr Izzadeen Chowdhury 13 Min Read

Europe has lost moral legitimacy when it comes to women’s rights, argues Dr. Izzadeen Chowdhury, amidst the racist stereotypes of women in Afghanistan.

Implementing Sharia: is it a priority?

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 11 Min Read

What does it mean to "implement sharia"? In light of the Taliban’s coming to power in Afghanistan, the question has been the subject of a lot of coverage and confusion among many