Hatem Bazian

Hatem Bazian is co-editor and founder of the Islamophobia Studies Journal and director of the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, and a senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at University of California, Berkeley.

Human Rights

Does Europe have an inquisition problem?

Today's Europe is in the middle of an identity crisis, and questions who belongs to it and who should be kept out.


Super Tuesday and the triumph of Trump

Today is the time to push back through building an anti-racist, inclusive, and broad coalition.


The Palestinian cause and international law

As Israel's right wing tries to Judaise Jerusalem, Palestinians are looking to international law.


Xenophobia is no Trump card

Donald Trump's xenophobia will not win him the Republican nomination.

War & Conflict

Stolen childhood: A Palestinian story

The world is resoundingly indifferent to Palestinian suffering and demonstrates that policy of indifference daily.

War & Conflict

When Islamophobia turns deadly

Politicians and media are fuelling a bigoted atmosphere with rhetoric that problematises Islam.

War & Conflict

Fighting for Palestine

Sami Al-Arian's ordeal shows how the US has systematically criminalised pro-Palestine activists.


The freedom to take offence

Who is being forgiven - the prophet, the terrorists or devout Muslims?


Revisiting the British conquest of Jerusalem

The day the British entered Jerusalem in 1917, Palestine's fate was sealed.

Human Rights

Michael Brown, racism and America's open casket

Justice for African Americans will remain an illusion as long as America fails to account for racism

US & Canada

An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)

Mazrui helped promote a different examination of the history of Africa and its present circumstances.


Power to the people: Extending the Israel boycott

Every consumer is empowered by a moral imperative to boycott nations which support the subjugation o