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Khaled A. Beydoun


Khaled A. Beydoun is a law professor at the Wayne State University School of Law, and Co-Director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Social Justice in Detroit.

Despite being knocked out of FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Moroccan team made a mark just by qualifying. The team also overcame many odds including racism against player Nouhaila Benzina in the lead up to a match with France, writes Khaled A. Beydoun.

09 August, 2023

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, Khaled A. Beydoun reflects on how the identity, race, and religion of the victims impacted the global humanitarian response to the tragedy.

28 February, 2023

The burning of the Quran by a Danish far-right politician is indicative of the tide of institutionalised anti-Muslim hate that is marring the once warm and welcoming Sweden, writes Khaled A. Beydoun.

31 January, 2023

In the pursuit of gold, the world’s biggest athletes, countries and corporations have ignored calls by activists to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics and turned a blind eye to the genocide of Uyghur’s in Xinjiang, writes Khaled A. Beydoun.

03 February, 2022

The recent discovery of two informants within the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reveals one of the most nefarious dimensions of Islamophobic surveillance in the US: the informant industrial complex, writes Khaled A. Beydoun.

24 December, 2021

Compensating drone strike victims in Afghanistan is about more than money, it is also a demand for Afghan humanity and to recognize the destructive War on Terror lie that Muslim identity, in and of itself, equals terrorism, writes Khaled Beydoun.

05 November, 2021

Opinion: America's role in establishing a war-victim to refugee pipeline in Afghanistan means it has an ethical imperative to absorb and accommodate as many refugees as possible, writes Khaled Beydoun.

02 September, 2021

Comment: Chauvin's conviction would look more like 'progress' if we could be sure it wasn't a one-off, brought about by circumstance, writes Khaled Beydoun.

23 April, 2021

Comment: Once again, a campaign to pin blame on the victim, and more specifically, the Black victim, was the essential first step towards vindicating Chauvin, writes Khaled Beydoun.

16 April, 2021

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's institutionalised apathy towards white supremacy, writes Khaled Beydoun.

19 January, 2021