Distorted Narratives on Muslim Migrants and Europe’s Postcolonial Condition

Disclaimer: The term ‘migrants’ is used in this article as a generic term including groups such as refugees, asylum seekers, and those under subsidiary protection. Mobile populations fleeing war, persecution, or a life that lacks perspective, are not merely a recent phenomenon. In fact, “strangers have been “knock[ing] on other people’s doors since the beginning … Continue reading Distorted Narratives on Muslim Migrants and Europe’s Postcolonial Condition

The dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan: the exception proves the rule?

The Muslim Brotherhood (Jamā‘at al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn) was founded in Cairo, Egypt in 1928 by Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949). Among the very first goals, the organisation sought to remove the British colonial influence in the country and to find responses related to the uncertainties about the future in a very new-born Egypt out of the Ottoman rule … Continue reading The dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan: the exception proves the rule?

‘LGBT-free zones’ in Poland: How is this possible?

Disclaimer: In this article, the term ‘LGBT+’ (which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and others) will be used. However, many other acronyms, such as LGBTI and LGBTQ, are possible as well. I will use the term LGBT+ for the reason that it is shorter and easier to read, but please keep in mind that this article … Continue reading ‘LGBT-free zones’ in Poland: How is this possible?

BIG BROTHER: THE EYE THAT SEES EVERYTHING BUT DOES NOTHING. THE ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN A TV BROADCAST.

The television program “Big Brother” is a reality show that has been running in many countries for over 20 years. The premise of the show is to bring together a group of people (who have previously been selected according to their character and personality) in a house full of cameras to monitor their coexistence, exposing … Continue reading BIG BROTHER: THE EYE THAT SEES EVERYTHING BUT DOES NOTHING. THE ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN A TV BROADCAST.