Tag Archive: entertainment

Book Launch Event: Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire, Manhattan, NYC, September, 2012. Deepa Kumar with special guest Moustafa Bayoumi.


An interview on BBC Live 5 with Dr Leon Moosavi and others on the issue of extradition

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Below is a video of an egyptian activist Mona Eltahawy arrested for defacing a ‘savage’ anti-Jihad ad and therefore protesting against its racism connotations

Merchants of War

A Documentary documenting the lives of Arms Dealers from the 1980’s until now

This documentary goes in to the historical relationship between the CIA and the Nazis. However one sdhould also read Andrew Feinstein’s book the Shadow World: Inside the global arms trade to see how the first Nazi defector General Reinhard Gehlen formed his own organisation that also specialised in arms dealing and the arms trade, which was funded by the CIA

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Here is an excellent Youtube documentary about institutionalised racism within our system

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Leading academics joined SOAS students on Tuesday 21 February to explore the legacy and vision of Malcolm X and mark 47 years since his assassination.

The student organisers teamed up with the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, in New York, to host a lecture exploring his misunderstood legacy.

The event will explored his vision, his evolution and his achievements.

The panel included:

Paul Gilroy, Professor of Social Theory at LSE and writer of the introduction of the autobiography of Malcolm X
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University
Zead Ramadan from the Malcolm X and Dr Betty Shabazz Center.