‘Andrew’s white cross, Hussain’s red blood, Being Scottish Shia in Brexit’s no-man’s-land’
2020 HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 10 (2): 351–355
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The World Through a Lens Every year, millions of pilgrims descend on the central Iraqi city of Karbala to commemorate the Shiite holiday of Arbaeen, one of the largest organized gatherings in the world. Credit…
The terms “Sports Whitewashing” or “Sports Washing” are used to qualify a technique whereby states with poor human rights records cover their negative international reputations by associating themselves with diverse sport events or competitions of international importance. The boxing match between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua for the World Heavyweight Championship which took place in…
9 July 2020 – Today, Father of the House Sir Peter Bottomley posed an urgent question in the House of Commons regarding Bahraini torture survivors Mohammed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa, who will have their final appeal against their death sentences heard on 13 July 2020. The ensuing debate, in which 25 other parliamentarians posed questions,…
Muslims on social media have been outraged as some people withdrew donations for Aya Hachem who was shot dead, after discovering her family were Shia Muslims.
While the world struggles to combat the novel Coronavirus, Anti-Shiism in Pakistan quells life-saving efforts. On June 17th, the family of a Coronavirus patient in critical condition reached out to the community in search of a recovered Coronavirus patient to donate blood plasma with antibodies. With much effort, a donor was found.
Protecting the Citadel of Islam in the Modern Era: A Case of Shiʿi Mujtahids and the Najaf Seminary in Early Twentieth‐Century Iraq
The concept of protecting the Citadel of Islam ( Hifẓ Bayzat al‐Islam) , is common in the lexicon of Shiʿi political jurisprudence. It refers to those Islamic principles and foundations without which the existence of Islam and the Muslim community would be in danger.
New comparative perspectives on Shi’a minorities outside the Muslim world Key features Provides comparative insights into Shi’a Muslim communities across the globe, set in Muslim minority contexts Makes an important contribution to understanding the glob