Month: November 2019

  • News and Analysis (11/28/19)

    Modeled on the Zionist project a “chilling video” advocates creating “an idyllic home for Kashmiri Pandits based on ugly and violent exclusions” that ignore “Kashmir’s plural cultures and histories”: Anger over Indian Diplomat Calling Israel Model for Kashmir (Pakistan Defense) The Saudis have expressed “respect” for Xi Jinping, Egypt allowed Chinese police to “interrogate Uighur […]

  • News and Analysis (11/25/19)

    Domestic Violence “isn’t more or less prevalent in the Muslim community” but Muslim survivors “have talked about being perpetually revictimized when they are going out to shelters”: Domestic Violence In Muslim Communities (NPR) Jahangiri said the protesters have been pushed into violence by foreign enemies: Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday Warned Regional Countries […]

  • News and Analysis (11/23/19)

    As “a brief semblance of normalcy” appears to have ended in Kashmir… Kashmir Shuts Down: Shops, Business Establishments Closed for Third Consecutive Day (India Today) … “Afghan public opinion is generally hostile to Pakistan, the position on Kashmir is … changing and not entirely favorable to New Delhi”… Kashmir Could Wreck India’s Reputation Among Afghans […]

  • News and Analysis (11/20/19)

    Palestinian and Israeli residents of the West Bank say the announcement of Pompeo that the United States no longer view the settlement of the West Bank illegal does nothing to change their insecurities … On Israeli Settlements, U.S. Can’t ‘Rewrite International Law,’ Palestinians Say (NY Times) Palestinians Were Not Shocked by the Reversal of US […]

  • News and Analysis (11/18/19)

    Modi “seeks to provide citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis or Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Muslims are excluded from the list”: Modi Pushes to Grant Citizenship to Non-Muslim Immigrants (Bloomberg) “Opposition had told PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah that the Kashmir situation … and other issues need to be […]

  • News and Analysis (11/15/19)

    Social media and right-wing nationalist actions before and during the verdict, contradict government call for respect afterward: Post Ayodhya Verdict, Yogi Adityanath Meets Top Muslim Clerics, Assures Safety of Minority Community (India Today) After “he spoke about his conservative principles, his background, his experience[,] … he was faced with a barrage of questioning which was factored […]

  • News and Analysis (11/12/19)

    The complexity of Israeli occupation leaves a loophole that forces Jerusalem’s Palestinians to live in an undesirable district to avoid chosing between leaving their loved ones or losing their residency status … Jerusalem’s Love Neighbourhood‘: a Refuge for Star-Crossed Palestinians (The Guardian) … Dr. Muhathir says Israel is the only country in history to “set […]

  • News and Analysis (11/10/19)

    “India’s top court allows Hindus to build temple on disputed holy site while promising Muslims land elsewhere for mosque” … As Hindus Rejoice, Muslim Reaction Mixed over Ayodhya Verdict (Al-Jazeera) … while in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities have added a processions celebrating Prophet Mohammad’s birthday to their list of prohibited religious activities and postponed student […]

  • News and Analysis (11/7/19)

    Against all odds, Iran economy defies US economic pressure and survives sanctions: Iran Is Doing Just Fine (Foreign Affairs) Rouhani reiterates that Iran can’t unilaterally fulfill the 2015 agreement: Iran Moves Further from the Nuclear Deal, Alarming Russia, France (Reuters) Iran Begins Process of Fuelling Centrifuges at Fordow (Aljazeera) Can Europe evade sanctions to save […]

  • News and Analysis (11/4/19)

    It’s a chilling echo of Hindutva’s Ties to Europe’s Fascists in the 1930s: Why Europe’s Far Right Supports India on the Kashmir iIssue (Al-Jazeera) “Ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute, prominent Muslim organisations met to appeal for peace and harmony irrespective of the outcome of the judgment”: Ayodhya: Muslim Leaders […]

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