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About Rumana Hashem

Rumana Hashem is a sociologist and a secular women’s rights activist from Bangladesh who is opposed to prejudice of all kinds. Currently based at the Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging at University of East London, she has a PhD in Gender and Armed Conflict. 

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why every secularist should boycott Trump’s US

The Chair of the African Union Commission, has rightly noted, "The country to which many of our people were taken as slaves decides to ban refugees from some of our countries".

Opposing terror: dilemmas for the left on Islam, Islamophobia and Islamism

The left has struggled to reconcile its opposition to racism with the need to stand up to reactionary Islamism.

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