Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

Islam must adopt the Moroccan model

Morocco is now the first modern Arabic state to embrace its tradition of religious pluralism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Imran Khan’s rape crackdown won’t make Pakistan safer for women

The fact that rape is already a capital crime hasn’t deterred many perpetrators until now

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Europe

Pakistan’s fight with Macron has taken a humiliating turn

Imran Khan’s government has made a string of embarrassing foreign policy blunders in its dealings with France

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

A third of Muslim voters backed Trump. Why?

It seems sensible to call time on the idea of a monolithic ‘Muslim vote bank’

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

Macron’s clash with Islam and the hypocrisy of the French boycott

Are his comments really worse than China’s treatment of the Uighurs?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

Samuel Paty and the world’s forgotten blasphemy laws

The fear of Islam will only be addressed if it is treated like any other religio

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Do ‘Terf hunters’ care for Pakistan’s persecuted trans people?

Transgender people in Pakistan continue to be brazenly marginalized

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Pakistan’s lockdown gamble appears to have paid off

Khan’s bid to reopen the economy quickly, end lockdown measures early and incentivize the construction industry has paid off

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Middle East

Imran Khan should accept Israel is here to stay

Pakistan can take a stand for Palestinians, while forming diplomatic ties with those who have wronged them

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Pakistan has transformed into a COVID-19 success story

Doctors across Pakistan have claimed that they have been coerced into reporting low numbers

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Middle East

The hypocrisy of Turkey and Pakistan’s Islamophobia claims

The voices of non-Muslim communities are often drowned out in both Turkey and Pakistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

Pakistan’s forced conversions bring shame on Imran Khan

Laws barring forced conversions have been deemed ‘un-Islamic’

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Pakistan’s ‘Islamophobia’ problem

Public messages like ‘Ahmadis and dogs not allowed’ appear in store windows

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Faith

Islamists are frustrating Pakistan’s fight against coronavirus

The state’s failure to control the mosques is rooted in decades of the mosques successfully controlling the state

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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