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Comment: The Home Office has finally admitted most child grooming gangs are made up of white men, but for British Muslims the damage has already been done, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Comment: The IHRA's definition of antisemitism is being used to attack free speech, repress social justice work and criminalise Palestine liberation, writes Malia Bouattia.

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at tackling systemic racism?

US city bans Israeli military training of police forces

The New Arab Staff

US city bans Israeli military training of police forces

In a win for the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the US, a city in North Carolina has banned the training of its forces by Israel's ...

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab

BAME people fined more under UK coronavirus laws

BAME people in England received 22 percent of the coronavirus lockdown fines despite making up only 15.5 percent of the population.

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

Malia Bouattia

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Johnson's government is shifting blame onto the poor, and away from his shocking lack of leadership and neglect of essential state ...

Anu Shukla

Magid Magid demands 'real action' to UK's anti-Muslim rhetoric

The New Arab Meets: Former MEP Magid Magid, who is demanding 'real action' in response to the anti-Muslim rhetoric he witnessed in the media and ...

Royal Shakespeare Company play in Iraq

Nazli Ihsan-Adil Tarzi

Royal Shakespeare Company play in Iraq

Culture: A Museum in Baghdad, which debuts in mid-October, tells the story behind the theft of Iraq's cultural property and archival history.

Wilson Dizard

In this post-9/11 world, you are your digital identity

Comment: The tech advances of our age are helping the US government carry out its authoritarian, discriminatory agenda, writes Wilson Dizard.

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Khaled A. Beydoun

Court finally rules what US Muslims knew all along

Comment: The landmark ruling is a watershed moment for the struggle against the crackdown on Arab and Muslim civil liberties in the US, writes ...

US state considers using phone with a hijab 'hands-free'

The New Arab

US state considers using phone with a hijab 'hands-free'

An amendment to a Minnesota hands-free cell phone bill specifically allows drivers to drive hands-free and use their phone tucked into a hijab.

What about Israel's airport mistreatment of Arab Americans?

James J. Zogby

What about Israel's airport mistreatment of Arab Americans?

Comment: For Arab Americans, suffering demeaning discrimination as they try to travel to visit their relatives is nothing new, writes James ...

Africa won the World Cup

Malia Bouattia

Africa won the World Cup

Comment: Until France treats its migrants, Muslims and people of colour as equals, they have every right to call this victory their own, writes ...

Bassel Alhamdo

Racism in German housing market drives refugees to scammers

Investigation: People with Arab-sounding names are being shunned by major real estate firms, leaving them vulnerable to unscrupulous 'brokers', reports Bassel al-Hamdo.

Eli Clifton

Trump's Muslim ban based off bogus polling, AIPAC funding

Comment: The Muslim ban couldn't have come into effect without the tacit support of Frank Gaffney's toxic rhetoric, and the conservative ...

Malia Bouattia

Deport, deprive, extradite: Terror suspects and the security state

Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and ...

Malia Bouattia

State racism and rising Islamophobia: Remembering Mohammed Saleem

Comment: Tragically, the brutal murder of Mohammed Saleem five years ago was not an isolated incident of Islamophobic hate crime in the UK, ...

Who are the French and Tunisian Islamic State soldiers?

Yassine Nabli and Malek Lakhal

Who are the French and Tunisian Islamic State soldiers?

Comment: France and Tunisia face similar challenges, and must seek to alleviate the exclusion that has become so widespread among their young ...

Malia Bouattia

Students not suspects: Prevent on campus

Comment: The Prevent policy disproportionately targets dissenting students, people of colour and Muslims, writes Malia Bouattia.

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Malia Bouattia

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what ...

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Hadani Ditmars

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Comment: How many more acts of violence and racism need occur before Ottawa admits we have our own home-grown issues, asks Hadani Ditmars.

Call security measures by their name: <em>Racial</em> discrimination

Malia Bouattia

Call security measures by their name: Racial discrimination

Comment: Our aim? To show the double standards exercised by each of our governments and the disastrous global scale of the so-called 'War on ...

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