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About Ghazal Tipu

Ghazal Tipu is a writer and charity communications professional based in north London. Her interests include civil society, poverty, race and faith-based activism. Read more of her writing at www.musingsofghazal.com.

Articles by Ghazal Tipu

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Is it time for voluntary poverty?

Alternative forms of charity could have a deeper impact on the forces that underpin moral and social transformation.

It is time that right-wing extremist acts are labelled as terrorist

'Lone-wolf attacks' by those inspired by the Far Right are driven by an ideology commited to violent individual acts. However, the UK cannot seem to decide whether to treat these acts as 'hate crime' or 'terrorism'.

Flash mob iftars and the Ramadan Tent: Islamic organizing for social justice

Inspired by Islamic traditions, London's dynamic young Muslim scene is struggling for change. 

Female emancipation masks intolerance in the "burqa debate"

With a growing wave of fear and suspicion against Muslims sweeping through Europe, Britain must hold fast to its traditions of tolerance.

Heavy sentences for Gaza protesters send a worrying message

Harsh sentences have been handed out down to British Muslim youths engaged in disorder while protesting Israel's attack on Gaza.
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