Conatus News asked a Yazidi refugee in Iraq what the international community should do to help the persecuted minority in war territory.
Author Tara Abhasakun
The Women in the World Summit was an opportunity to shine a light on the plight of Yazidi women and the atrocities committed by ISIS
Because of political polarisation, it appears as though the conflation between “Middle Eastern,” “Arab,” and “Muslim” is not going away any time soon.
Sarsour’s statements are an affront to women and men around the world who fight an uphill battle to escape and fight against misogynistic laws. The praise and support that Sarsour has received makes it appear that American feminists are not particularly concerned about the wellbeing of their sisters in far-off lands.
Clinton could have offered a better alternative to the toxic political dichotomy between denial and anti-Muslim bigotry. But she didn’t.
59,204,408 Americans voted for Hillary Clinton to be their next president. 59,058,307 voted for Donald Trump. 146,101 more Americans voted for Clinton than Trump. So why,…
[Co-authored with Scott Jacobsen] Swedish chess players and the US Champion, Nazi Paikidze, have been outspoken about their refusal to wear the hijab in Tehran, Iran…