Aina Khan

Aina Khan

Aina J Khan is a journalist focusing on race, faith and identity. She's reading a masters in religion in politics at SOAS.

Poverty & Development

Grenfell inquiry set to begin

The investigation has been criticised for failing to represent survivors of the deadly fire.

Grenfell inquiry set to begin

United Kingdom

Body of Mariam Moustafa flown to Egypt for burial

Mariam Moustafa suffered a brain haemorrhage after being attacked in the UK city of Nottingham on February 20.

Body of Mariam Moustafa flown to Egypt for burial

United Kingdom

Activists launch 'Justice for Rohingya' campaign in London

A legal campaign launched to initiate prosecution of Myanmar officials behind alleged crimes against humanity.

Activists launch 'Justice for Rohingya' campaign in London

Europe

Stephen Lawrence: Murder that shook UK's racial dynamics

April 22, 1993, killing of black man by five white youths laid bare Met Police incompetence, corruption and racism.

Stephen Lawrence: Murder that shook UK's racial dynamics

United Kingdom

Elderly UK residents of former British colonies risk deportation

Up to 50,000 Commonwealth-born individuals who arrived before 1971 still do not have permanent residency status.

Elderly UK residents of former British colonies risk deportation

Crime

The UK's knife crime shadow looms over London

Only four months into the New Year, 50 lives have already been lost due to knife and gun crime in the UK capital.

The UK's knife crime shadow looms over London

Gender

Sexual misconduct at UK universities an 'open secret': report

Survey by UK's student union has found four in 10 students experienced staff sexual misconduct at least once.

Sexual misconduct at UK universities an 'open secret': report

Islam

Resplendent mosque architecture from around the world

Arts and influences of the time are infused in every detail of a mosque's Islamic architecture.

Resplendent mosque architecture from around the world

Racism

When Malcolm X visited Smethwick after racist election

Fifty-three years after his assassination, Briton who welcomed Malcolm X remembers iconic figure's final foreign trip.

When Malcolm X visited Smethwick after racist election

Women's Rights

How Indian women contributed to the suffrage movement

Historian Sumita Mukherjee on the contribution of South Asian women to British women's suffrage battle 100 years ago.

How Indian women contributed to the suffrage movement

Scotland

Anas Sarwar: Everyday Islamophobia a real threat

After being called a 'brown, Muslim Paki' by a senior Labour councillor, Sarwar is determined to stamp out racism.

Anas Sarwar: Everyday Islamophobia a real threat

United Kingdom

Why are British Muslim marriages unprotected by law?

Most British Muslims have religious-only ceremonies and almost 30 percent have no idea union is unprotected by law.

Why are British Muslim marriages unprotected by law?