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The Online Lives of British Muslims

We spoke to Hussein Kesvani about his new book, 'Follow Me, Akhi: The Online World of British Muslims'.
Niloufar Haidari
5.30.19
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What Happened When I Trolled an Alt Right Hero

Breitbart UK editor Raheem Kassam did not take kindly to my fun tweets.
Hussein Kesvani
12.16.16
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What It's Like to Be an Atheist in Prison When Only God Forgives

Between chaplains offering guidance and the 12-step programs spiritual undertones, what happens when you want rehabilitation without needing to find God?
Hussein Kesvani
9.4.16
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We Asked People to Review Us as Friends to Find Out How Awful We Are

"Your worst trait is that your honesty has no filter. It's funny sometimes, but I didn't like it when you called my face 'featureless'."
VICE Staff
8.10.16
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All the Shit You'll Have to Deal with This Ramadan

From Ramadan bros and wildly uninformed colleagues, to the pain of eating and your uncle's bad breath.
Hussein Kesvani
6.9.16
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All the Shit You Have to Deal with Going to the Pub as a Muslim

From ordering pints of water to dealing with your cousin Abdul, it's all a bit of a chore.
Hussein Kesvani
5.27.16
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Everything I've Learned While Working in My Family's Corner Shop

People love quoting Apu from The Simpsons.
Hussein Kesvani, Illustration: Chris Harward
1.28.15
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More Needs to Be Done to Help Male Rape Survivors

At the beginning of this year, the British government pledged £500,000 to organisations helping survivors, but social workers and academics told me it's made little difference.
Hussein Kesvani
12.3.14
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British Kids Are Still Being Subjected to Violent 'Exorcisms'

Eight-year-old Victoria Climbié was tortured and killed almost 15 years ago because her great-aunt believed she was possessed. Despite the introduction of new government policy following her death, little seems to have changed.
Hussein Kesvani
11.1.14
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Why Are Banks Targeting British Muslim Organisations?

They claim the closing of bank accounts has nothing to do with "race or religion", but haven't said much else.
Hussein Kesvani
8.4.14