Post Tagged with: "islamophobia"

FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Members of the Jewish Student Association attended a Muslim prayer service March 22, a week following the deadly shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 50 worshippers.

Muslim, Jewish Communities Demonstrate Solidarity After Tragedy

Every Friday, Muslim Life at Georgetown University runs weekly Jum’ah prayer services at 1:30 p.m. in Bulldog Alley. At the March 22 service, attendees grappled with responding to a devastating massacre. A week earlier, a gunman stormed two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 worshippers and injuring 50 others.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Features

VIEWPOINT: White Supremacy in New Zealand

“Hello, brother.” Those were reportedly the last words of Haji Daoud Nabi as he stood by the entrance of the Al-Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. The 71-year-old Afghan refugee was among the first killed when a gunman stormed two mosques on Friday, March 15, 2019, and began firing indiscriminately[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Opinion

VIEWPOINT: Combat Islamophobic Rhetoric

Last week, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were attacked during Friday prayers. Masjid Al Noor and Dar Al Hijrah collectively lost 50 community members, alerting many outside of the Muslim community to the harsh reality of Islamophobia. But when news of the attack in New Zealand surfaced, neither I[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

PANJWANI: SFS Should Cancel Class, Condemn Islamophobic CVE

This fall, the School of Foreign Service will host a class titled “Community-Based Terror Prevention (INAF-262-01).” The course description refers to the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program, which was started by former President Barack Obama’s administration. By offering this course, the SFS is wrongly legitimizing CVE’s framework, which punishes misperceived[Read More…]

by August 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

HAZBUN: Student Groups Must Disinvite Shapiro

Ben Shapiro, a prominent conservative author and speaker who is set to speak on Georgetown University’s campus next month, is openly racist, Islamophobic and transphobic. Bringing Shapiro, a former editor-at-large of Breitbart News, to Georgetown only normalizes such hate. Unfortunately, some Georgetown student organizations have failed to responsibly wield their[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 35 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
ADJROUD: Crafting the Perfect Couscous

ADJROUD: Crafting the Perfect Couscous

I poured water over the finely rolled balls of crushed semolina flour and ran my fingers through the coarse, dry mixture, attempting to start the rehydration process. It was a balancing act: Too little water, and the couscous would come out dry; too much water and it would stick together[Read More…]

by January 30, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Protest and Prayer on the Day of Mourning

On Monday morning, I joined hands with fellow members of the Jewish community outside of Healy Hall to recite the mourner’s kaddish for those who were murdered in the Holocaust. It was Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Less than an hour later, I walked to the Leavey Conference Center to[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Hope in American Ambition

VIEWPOINT: Hope in American Ambition

By signing an executive order banning the entry of individuals to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump has perpetuated Islamophobia at the government level. Domestically, the ban raises concern among foreign nationals, and their families, who have made it to the United States and productively  contribute[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Rhetoric Sways Muslim Base

Although I spent most of the summer trying to ignore media coverage of the U.S. presidential election, it was nearly impossible. Watching clips from the Democratic National Convention, I was astonished that Muslim-Americans from all walks of life, from the director of Council on American-Islamic relations to Congressman Keith Ellison[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Terrorism Experts Reflect on 9/11

Terrorism Experts Reflect on 9/11

Former United States State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Daniel Benjamin and CNN National Security analyst Peter Bergen discussed the declining threat of foreign terrorism and the need to avoid Islamophobia on Wednesday evening, ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top