Muslim opinion gradually hardened towards aniconism

by Rashmee

Posted on September 6, 2020


There are many examples of the gradual hardening of Muslim opinion towards aniconism. Aniconism, not …

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Early Muslims’ attitude to art in the sacred space

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2020


What’s clear is that early Muslims maintained a separation between art considered appropriate for sacred …

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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 …

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Of course we shouldn’t blame Islam for terrorism. But don’t let’s gloss over this fact either

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2017


David Shariatmadari’s rather well-argued piece in The Guardian asking if we should blame Islam for …

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1,400 years before Trump the wall was celebrated as a beautiful way to feel secure

by Rashmee

Posted on February 25, 2017


The idea of walls – Donald Trump’s proposed “beautiful” build along Mexico; Israel’s 708-km separator …

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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