The Rohingyas, like India’s Muslims, seem to be a second-string hard luck cause

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2022


As with Muslims in India, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims are denied the luxury afforded by the …

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The West looks carefully away from the situation of Muslims in India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2022


As previously noted, the Indian authorities have conspicuously ignored physical and psychological assaults on Muslims …

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The West sheds still more crocodile tears for Xinjiang

by Rashmee

Posted on April 14, 2022


On April 8, a Christian Chinese national who spent 10 months in a Xinjiang detention …

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Yasser Arafat is arrested in India for pro-Palestinian FB post. Go figure

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Here’s a quite remarkable story. In India, a 32-year-old man posted a pro-Palestine …

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It’s worth reading why the half-Indian Marina Wheeler, Boris’s ex-wife, worries about Modi’s ‘New India’

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2020


Marina Wheeler, barrister, former wife of Britain’s prime minister and the mother of four of …

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Early Muslims’ attitude to art and creative expression

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2020


In the beginning, there was art. Lots of it, in fact, in the secular space.…

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Eid under lockdown: Art for the interminable now, the pandemic era

by Rashmee

Posted on May 25, 2020


The painting made its way around the locked-down world’s usual, no-touch channels of communication. There …

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Dutch law on burqas reveals more than was intended

by Rashmee

Posted on August 2, 2019


The Netherlands is in a dither about burqas, niqabs and other face coverings. It’s banned …

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Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


A popular Washington restaurant signs on to a campaign to stay open longer or start …

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White nationalism is a global problem

by Rashmee

Posted on March 25, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the world’s response to the terrorist attack on …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK