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Farid Hafez

The author is a distinguished visiting professor of international studies and senior researcher at Georgetown University’s The Bridge Initiative. He is also the coeditor of the annual European Islamophobia Report.


Items by Farid Hafez

  • France’s obsession with Muslim women’s bodies

    The Fifth French Republic is continuing to be haunted by racism. Following the death of Nahel M., which sparked protests throughout France this summer, the hijab ban for pupils in public schools is now being surpassed by yet another regulation of the education minister that reveals the infinite obsession...

  • I am not Charlie: Satire and dehumanisation of Turkiye earthquake victims

    Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine that has sparked major controversies over republishing cartoons insulting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad but has received huge waves of solidarity after becoming a victim of an attack that left 12 people dead, has posted a cartoon that has rightly received major critique. In...