• November 30, 2015 | By Khalilah Sabra

    Brutality at the Borders: Refugees from Violence to Violence

    On Friday evening, September 11, without any expectation of an outrageous reaction, I escort seven desperate refugees fleeing Europe to the U.S. Customs and Border at San Ysidro in California. I have little idea, prior to this decision, how much it will result in violence and total disregard of our group’s human rights. My principal motive…

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    October 26, 2015 | By Khalilah Sabra

    The Feminist Divide: Rewriting the Boundaries

    For almost a decade and a half, Muslim women wearing traditional Islamic headscarves in the Western world have found themselves entrapped at the intersection of religious intolerance, the radicalized fundamentalism, and womanhood in very specific ways. In contrast to their male counterparts, Muslim women encounter extraordinary forms of discrimination not adequately addressed by Muslim civil…