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

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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

More than 10 years ago, the 9/11 attacks left a gaping hole in New York – and across the US as a whole. This open wound continues to divide communities to this day. In this two-part documentary, Al Jazeera follows the stories of some of those caught up in the anti-terrorist crackdown that followed 9/11 as they speak out about the injustices they have endured and their fears of a rising Islamophobia.

Part 1

Part 2

War on Terror & Iraq

An Excellent video from the Islamophobia for Dummiez series highlighting the the events that happened that happened in Iraq. But what is really exceptional is Dr Dalia Wasfi’s analysis of the war on terror, the state of Iraq and why conscious people in the west need to stand side by side with all of our brothers in sister in faith and humanity who are oppressed due to the war on terror around the world.

 

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.