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The Poverty of Apologism: The British Left, Feminism and the Islamic Right

The Poverty of Apologism: The British Left, Feminism and the Islamic Right

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Monday, 22 February, 2016
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While there is justified concern with the way entire Muslim communities are characterised through the lens of ‘security’ and ‘radicalisation’, Miller et al are simply conjuring away the actual politics of the people they are defending. As writers like Karima Bennoune (2012) have pointed out using extensive documentary evidence, Islamic fundamentalism is itself based on the abuse of human rights.

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