Usaid Siddiqui is a Canadian-based freelance writer. He has written for PolicyMic, Aslan Media, Al Jazeera America, and Mondoweiss on current affairs. Twitter handle:@UsaidMuneeb16
Comment: Theresa May is arguably the chief purveyor of Islamophobic policies, making her claims to fight it beyond laughable, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Communicating the tragic stories of victims in Afghanistan or Syria would give western audiences the chance to realise the numerous values that bind us all, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Manning's actions are credited with helping to inspire the Arab Spring, and revealing how ill-advised and criminal American policy can be. Her release gives us hope, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: The Chinese state oppresses some of its Muslim communities while working closely with others. Beijing's restrictions on Uighurs are more complex than blanket Islamophobia, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Pakistan's Raheel Sharif was recently appointed head of the Islamic Military Alliance, but Lahore should instead look to play a 'neutral arbiter' role, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: A straight line can be drawn from the day the invasion began 14 years ago, to what is unfolding in Iraq today, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: As the north-western tribal areas prepare to be incorporated into Pakistan's regional governance system, many predict an end to 'terrorism' here, as long as the government listens...
Comment: Donald Trump has complained the media is unwilling to report on terrorism, but it is precisely the way in which they've reported that has driven isolation, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Bush and Obama's policies provided the foundation for normalising Islamophobia in American society, which the current President is now brazenly exploiting, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Comment: Secretary of State John Kerry's speech articulated a growing international frustration with Israel, that is finally reaching its zenith, writes Usaid Siddiqui.