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Afroze Fatima Zaidi

Afroze Fatima Zaidi

Afroze Fatima Zaidi

Afroze Fatima Zaidi is a writer, editor and journalist. She has a background in academia and writing for online platforms.

The British government's conflation of terrorism & Palestine solidarity makes Muslims prime targets of repressive counter-terror policies. Through this, Braverman & her ilk are undemocratically suffocating avenues of dissent, argues Afroze F Zaidi.

07 November, 2023

Suella Braverman’s renewed attack on migrants & minorities in the UK is her attempt to keep climbing up the Tory political ladder by appealing to right-wing voters. She is a classic case-study of internalised colonialism, writes Afroze F Zaidi.

06 October, 2023

Given the urgency of the climate crisis, Afroze Zaidi argues that the direct action led by Just Stop Oil, Extinction Rebellion, and Insulate Britain, is necessary. Solidarity is needed, especially amidst the demonisation and criminalisation.

17 November, 2022

From overcrowding in Manston, to the petrol bombing of a detention centre, Sunak’s appointment and defence of Home Secretary Suella Braverman shows that Tory Asians in power are not going to end the suffering of migrants and racialised communities.

05 November, 2022

Fascist Hindu nationalist marches targeting Muslims in Leicester did not take place in a vacuum explains Afroze Zaidi, who writes that the Tory’s relationship with the RSS and Modi have played a central role in enabling and emboldening such ideology.

21 September, 2022

Afroze F Zaidi argues that tributes made by UK Muslim organisations to the Queen following her death, show complicity in the whitewashing of her colonial legacy, and are reflective of the policing of Muslims through the Prevent strategy.

12 September, 2022

States of Journalism: UK mainstream media outlets like the BBC and Guardian continue to be inaccessible to aspiring journalists, those who make it are usually privileged, right-leaning and reinforce views of the political elite, argues Afroze Zaidi.

24 August, 2022

Five years on, the naive optimism of global leaders who hoped that MBS would bring reform to Saudi Arabia has been shattered by Riyadh’s continued human rights abuses, but Western powers are still happy to turn a blind eye, writes Afroze Zaidi.

05 July, 2022

Afroze Zaidi argues that Muslim support of Roe v. Wade being overturned aligns with white supremacist pro-lifers who seek to reverse the 'replacement' of a US white-majority, and a Muslim genocide. Using islam as a justification makes it even worse.

29 June, 2022

Afroze Zaidi writes that whilst there is much to celebrate with the release of Ms Marvel, in which the protagonist, Kamala Khan, is a 16 -year-old Pakistani-American Muslim girl, the series falls short with attempts to portray her as 'normal'.

16 June, 2022