With the FIFA Men’s World Cup well into its third week and the apparent “controversy” of the tournament showing no signs of letting up and the western media hell-bent on criticising hosts Qatar’s Islamic laws, beliefs, and culture at every given opportunity. Also with the western world actively encouraging footballers to speak out against QatarContinue reading “This is me”
Category Archives: Racism
EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.
As the Euro 2020 tournament came to an end last weekend with England narrowly missing out on their first ever European Championship with a penalty shootout defeat against Italy we saw the positives and the negatives of English society. I wanted to explore what we have seen in the last 4 weeks and what itContinue reading “EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.”
Waiting to knock on Junnah’s door
I’ve decided to write another nasheed about the current situation in Palestine. Anyone who isn’t aware of what’s going on please read my previous blogs, More than just a slogan and The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media. For those of you who don’t know a Nasheed is a work of vocal music that is either sungContinue reading “Waiting to knock on Junnah’s door”
More than just a slogan
So on Saturday 9th May 2021 I woke up to the absolutely heart breaking news about our brothers and sisters in Palestine. The night before (Friday 8th May 2021) Masjid Al-Aqsa was stormed by Israeli terrorist soldiers while taraweeh prayers were being performed. These soldiers had no reason to be there other than to causeContinue reading “More than just a slogan”
The truth about this election
As Britain gets ready to go to the ballot boxes this week in what has been described as one of the most important general elections in our generation it seems that the country is ever more divided, with questions about Brexit, the NHS as well as crime in this country high on the agenda. However,Continue reading “The truth about this election”
The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media
As South Africa won the Rugby World Cup last Saturday for the third time in the country’s history there was one overriding headline I kept hearing again and again from the worlds media and that was how “this story transcends sports and has helped unify the country”. It’s no secret South Africa has had thereContinue reading “The Hypocrisy of apartheid in the media”
Where is the love?
The Black Eyed Peas famously asked the question in 2003 of “where is the love?” and as we start the new 2019/20 football season that question has never been more poignant than it is at this moment. With racists incidents dominating football headlines every week last season and this campaign beginning in the same manner,Continue reading “Where is the love?”
Trump and Boris: Two racists that are leading the free world?
If you asked Donald Trump directly whether the President of the United States is a racist he is likely to tell you that he is “the least racist person in the world.” However, a string of public attack on ethnic minority communities would suggest otherwise and with Trump coming under increased fire regarding the latestContinue reading “Trump and Boris: Two racists that are leading the free world?”