Islam Beyond Phobia

Netanyahu, an accused criminal at the Hague, becomes an invited guest in Washington

By Omar Suleiman — June 11, 2024
(RNS) — The fiction of a post-World War II Western rules-based, values-based world order is dead.

What’s happening at Columbia is monumental

By Omar Suleiman — April 24, 2024

All eyes on Rafah as Ramadan gets underway

By Omar Suleiman — March 13, 2024
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Israel’s crimes in Gaza may be condemned at the Hague. The real victory is already won.

By Omar Suleiman — January 12, 2024
(RNS) — After nearly 80 years, Israel is a defendant at the Hague.

Anti-Zionism is not antisemitism

By Omar Suleiman — December 8, 2023
(RNS) — Equating the two is designed to stifle criticism and instill fear in those who speak out, Jews and non-Jews alike. 

In Gaza, the cease-fire accentuates the barbarity of the war

By Omar Suleiman — November 28, 2023
(RNS) — The relative quiet is only a reminder that the status quo in Gaza is cruelty.

I am a child of Palestinians. I could’ve been killed in Gaza.

By Omar Suleiman — November 8, 2023
(RNS) — You claim to care about us here, but are OK with us being killed there.

Don’t look away. Israel’s response is textbook ethnic cleansing.  

By Omar Suleiman — October 31, 2023
(RNS) — A leaked document shows Israel sees the war as an opportunity to push Palestinians into Egypt.

For what crime did Wadea Al-Fayoume, a 6-year-old in Chicago, die?

By Omar Suleiman — October 18, 2023
(RNS) — Every child should have the right to grow up with the compassion that Wadea Al-Fayoume expected.

Why you’re not seeing Palestinian suffering

By Omar Suleiman — October 11, 2023
(RNS) — How is the conflict in the Middle East being presented?

France’s laicité in the name of secularism is really only supremacist legacy of colonialism

By Omar Suleiman — September 6, 2023
(RNS) — What is it that makes a schoolgirl’s choice to wear the abaya a form of religious proselytism?

Why do we remember Srebrenica?

By Omar Suleiman — July 11, 2023
(RNS) — We must recall the daily, routine dehumanization that leads to genocide.

When Ramadan means an escalation of Israeli occupation violence

By Omar Suleiman — April 5, 2023
(RNS) — To end the now annual attacks on Muslims during Ramadan, we must end the Israeli occupation.

Quelling the obsession with burning the Quran

By Omar Suleiman — January 31, 2023
(RNS) — Addressing Islamophobia as a policy matter would rob Quran burners of the attention they seek.

India’s Hindu nationalism is exporting its Islamophobia

By Omar Suleiman — October 6, 2022
(RNS) — Hindutva is linking with other modern fascist movements across the globe.
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