Hussein Kesvani

All the Shit Muslims Have to Deal with During Christmas

"Is Christmas haram?"
Hussein Kesvani
12.20.17
Ink Spots

This Islamic Zine Gives Muslims a Platform to Tackle Taboos

The Khidr Collective wants to create a space for Muslims to be themselves.
Hussein Kesvani
8.11.17
Stuff

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
Stuff

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
Stuff

Everything I've Learned from Working in My Family's Corner Shop

First of all, people love quoting Apu from "The Simpsons."
Hussein Kesvani
1.28.15
Stuff

More Needs to Be Done to Help Male Rape Survivors

At the beginning of this year, the British government pledged $784,000 to organizations helping survivors, but social workers and academics told me it's made little difference.
Hussein Kesvani
12.3.14
Stuff

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
11.3.14
Europe

Banks are Targeting British Muslim Organizations

Banks including HSBC have shut down the accounts of a number of Muslim charities and non-profits based on vague "risk-assessments."
Hussein Kesvani
8.4.14
middle east

Iran’s Courts Are Still Blaming Rape Victims for Their Attacks

Rayhaneh Jabbari, a 26-year-old from Tehran, faces the death penalty for killing her attacker in self-defense.
Hussein Kesvani
4.29.14
News

Iran's Courts Are Still Blaming Rape Victims for Their Attacks

Rayhaneh Jabbari faces the death penalty for killing her attacker in self-defense.
Hussein Kesvani
4.29.14
Stuff

We Asked an Expert How London Could Gain Independence from the UK

Ever since the whole Crimea incident, rumors have been flying around that Taiwan will formally attempt to declare independence from China, and that Misrata will attempt the same in Libya. Declaring independence is all the rage in international politics.
Hussein Kesvani
4.17.14
Stuff

The Nightmare of Being Gay in a London Street Gang

Ty is trapped by homophobia and violence, but can't escape his surroundings.
Hussein Kesvani
3.24.14
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