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As directors of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for South Asia, we condemn violence against students in light of the hate crime reported against an Arab Muslim student that occurred on November 3 on the Stanford campus…
Another devastating natural disaster has struck North Africa this week, occurring shortly after the calamity in Morocco. Our hearts go out to the people of Derna, where two dams collapsed during heavy storms, resulting in catastrophic flooding,…
The devastation and loss of life caused by Friday's earthquake in Morocco weigh heavily on our hearts. With a reported loss of 2,900 lives and 5,500 injuries, along with the collapse of historic structures and homes, the situation is profoundly…

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The village of Wahat al Salam-Neve Shalom (WASNS), which in English translates to “Oasis of Peace,” is a village of Palestinian…

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The city of Dubai is home to intergenerational Palestinian and Indian diasporas. Through…

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