From the Impact International archives – his interview in February 1973, ‘Speaking about the Algerian Revolution’, & an obituary by Rabie H. Ahmed. click here.
Tariq Ramadan’s prison account – click here.
Rwanda: “Our Report [the Muse Report] concludes that the Genocide was foreseeable. From its knowledge of massacres of civilians conducted by the government and its allies, to the daily dehumanization of the Tutsi, to the cables and other data arriving from Rwanda, the French government could see that a genocide was coming. The French government was neither blind nor unconscious about the foreseeable genocide . . . The role of the French government must be examined.” click here
Bosnia: Operation Screwdriver – more revelations of the disregard for Bosnian suffering during the Balkan Wars of the 1990s – Operation Screwdriver. click here.
Facebook’s ban on the promotion of a book on the Palestinian resistance. Click here.
Kashmir’s Muslim leader
Nauman Ali Khan’s biographical entry
Afghanistan: hubris & defeat
Since 2007, an 11-part dossier has been tracking a disastrous, vengeful intervention much lauded at the outset – the late Michael Novak had rationalised it as “morally obligatory” while one British general declared that the bombardment and occupation met ‘Just War’ criteria . Now in 2021, after irreparable human suffering, the acceptance that it was largely a futile and counter-productive exercise. click here
Dementia & multi-generational households
A recent report from the Office for National Statistics notes the disparity between the White and Pakistani heritage ethnic categories with respect to death as a result of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Could this be because of the Muslim tradition of elderly care in the family setting? Some reflections in an MCB report on family values. click here.
Muslim Sportsman Zidan Miah
Champion footballer in Spanish premier league
“. . . the first player of Bangladeshi descent to have signed for a La Liga side Rayo Vallecano. Zidan, born in London, is a Moulovibazar native who started his footballing journey in the David Beckham Academy.” click here