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Mobashra Tazamal


Mobashra Tazamal is a researcher on Islamophobia at The Bridge Initiative at Georgetown University. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Independent, Middle East Eye, and AltMuslimah

Opinion: This environment isn't the result of fringe groups or voices, it is the direct outcome of making Islamophobia part and parcel of society, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

11 June, 2021

Comment: Macron is whipping up anti-Muslim sentiment in order to cover up for his own failures: An economic crisis, rising inequality and a public health emergency, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

15 March, 2021

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and communities as a whole, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

04 December, 2020

Comment: MuslimPro's sharing of private data with brokers who passed it on to US military exposed its Muslim users to the lethal consequences of US state surveillance, argues Mobashra Tazamal.

24 November, 2020

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

30 October, 2020

Concentrated in key swing states, Arab-American voters have an outsized role to play in this year's election. We outline their projected voting patterns and the issues that energises them

25 October, 2020

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution from France to China, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

15 October, 2020

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own violent history, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

07 September, 2020

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but against who she is, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

25 August, 2020

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

04 August, 2020