Author Archives: Saleema Gul

Begging for your freedom is utterly humiliating

When I was in the second grade, I barely escaped a kidnapping. A few days before I had a nightmare, a premonition, if you will, of what was about to unfold. In my dream, I found myself in a dark … Continue reading

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‘Cordoba House’ controversy has one Pakistani American looking for a back-up plan

Most Muslims thought, and perhaps still think, that the rising Islamophobia across Europe would never be able to set a strong foothold in the United States. The Cordoba House project controversy (so-called "Ground Zero Mosque") made me realize that Muslims … Continue reading

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