Author Archives: WeAreHere.EU

“Raghead”

27.10 -

By Lamees Hafeez, UK. I am a proud Muslim Woman, not a “raghead”- though appearances may be deceiving considering I have just cycled the past 4 miles in a very rainy Manchester, on a not so flat road, with the (…)

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Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

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06.08 -

‘A Pakistani Muslim and an Israeli Jew. One confined room. Many cameras. The name of the game: discuss each other’s stereotypes. There’s only one way this show can go, right? Wrong.’ By Lamees Hafeez, from Manchester (United Kingdom)

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“A mad man, not Islamic-terror”

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26.07 -

The face of modern terrorism? Or just another stereotype? My condolences to the people of Norway who have now also become victim to the whims of terrorism which is fast becoming a less exclusive club of cities subject to such (…)

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A European army with tarbuch: 100 years of Spanish Regulares

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20.07 -

The attire suggests an Arab origin: a red tarbuch on the head, a white sulham hanging down the back from the shoulders. The faces raise doubts. Are the soldiers Arabs or Europeans, or maybe both? But despite the strong first impression, the parading troops are not Arab, or at least do not belong to an Arab army.

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