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Dr Asim Qureshi

Asim Qureshi


Dr Asim Qureshi is the Research Director of the advocacy group CAGE, and has authored a number of books detailing the impact of the global War on Terror

Follow him on Twitter: @AsimCP

Book Club: Andy Clarno's comparative study looks at the 'neoliberal apartheid' that emerged in Palestine and South Africa after the Oslo Accords and 1994.

21 February, 2024

A HRW report has highlighted once again a lack of accountability for war crimes committed by US soldiers in Iraq. Many among the over 100,000 detained in prisons like Abu Ghraib were tortured but have received no justice, writes Asim Qureshi.

10 October, 2023

Book Club: Walaa Quisay's latest book examines the idea of 'tradition' within Anglo-American Islam by analysing three neo-traditionalist Islamic scholars in the West to look at how authority is formed and affirmed.

23 August, 2023

As Muslims around the world partake in charity during the holy month of Ramadan, it is important that this extends to captives who have been politically targeted and face brutal incarceration and torture, argues Asim Qureshi.

31 March, 2023

Book Club: Positioned at the intersection of psychology, politics and health policy, Tarek Younis' book illustrates how the State necessarily encourages Muslim inequality and political apathy, opening up the community to a wealth of injustices.

08 February, 2023

Book Club: Afghan writer Jamil Jan Kochai is a generational talent. The renowned author, famous for 99 nights in Logar, returns with a stunning, raw collection of short stories that lament the seemingly perpetual nature of his country in conflict.

10 August, 2022

Whilst much emphasis is placed on self-reflection during the holy month of Ramadan, this shouldn’t be separate to thinking about what is happening around the world and taking action against the oppression of Muslims, writes Asim Qureshi.

20 April, 2022

Book Club: An exposing account of the consequences of the War on Terror, Rizwaan Sabir's new book delves into the failings of policies and practices that have been used by Western counties, and the traumatic mental health effects of his experience

13 April, 2022

The Trojan Horse Affair was a scandal in which the government claimed to have intercepted a Salafist plot to infiltrate Britain's education system, but a new viral podcast reveals in gripping detail how and why the plot was an Islamophobic hoax.

11 February, 2022

Azeem Rafiq's Sisyphean task of exposing institutional racism within cricket has opened up a wealth of smear tactics to discredit his claims. While such attempts are not new, their effectiveness within social echo chambers creates new challenges.

03 December, 2021