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Aniqah Choudhri

Aniqah is a freelance journalist based in Manchester. Her work has appeared in The Independent, gal-dem and Exeunt Magazine. She also writes fiction and poetry and has been published in several anthologies.

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Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

08 October, 2020

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just an honest mistake, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

25 September, 2020

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international law, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Disney's Mulan is an insult to Uighurs, Muslims everywhere

08 September, 2020

Comment: Disney's new Mulan employs lazy and offensive stereotypes of Arabs, and is filmed on the very same lands where China is persecuting Uighurs, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

A-level U-turn comes too late for Britain's BAME students

19 August, 2020

Comment: The government's dire handling of A-level exam results will hit already disadvantaged students the hardest, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The loneliness of being queer and Muslim

26 March, 2020

Comment: LGBT Muslims in the UK face both homophobia and Islamophobia, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Defiant, the women of Shaheen Bagh lead India's resistance

05 March, 2020

Comment: Modi has mounted a grave threat to India's secular democracy, and the women of Shaheen Bagh will not stand for it, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

For the UK's ethnic minorities, our citizenship is conditional

13 February, 2020

Comment: The Shamima Begum ruling suggests that for Britain's ethnic minorities, our citizenship is not as 'valid' as ethnically white Britons, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

It's not Extinction Rebellion that's the problem, it's Prevent

16 January, 2020

Comment: Criticism of Prevent for briefly including Extinction Rebellion misses the point - it's a racist, scheme that fosters fear and prejudice, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The day I heard a woman recite the Quran

06 January, 2020

Comment: For 30 years I had only heard the Quran recited by men, but hearing a woman's voice was a revelation, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Aniqah Choudhri
Aniqah Choudhri

Aniqah is a freelance journalist based in Manchester. Her work has appeared in The Independent, gal-dem and Exeunt Magazine. She also writes fiction and poetry and has been published in several anthologies.

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