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Is freedom of speech selective? 0

Is freedom of speech selective?

SOAS has recently become a newsworthy subject due to a talk which preacher Haitham al-Haddad, PhD, gave here on the 17th of February. Al-Haddad spoke at SOAS on why ‘riba’ (interest) is prohibited in...

Too many days in the week 0

Too many days in the week

After a relatively quiet January, this month sees the return of a myriad of commemorative days. But do such days really serve a purpose? JOELY THOMAS, BA Arabic and Politics As the new season’s...

I have an Un-Cunning Plan 0

I have an Un-Cunning Plan

Scoring political points in an epic game of Grand Theft History. IMOGEN EDWARDS, BA History General Gove uses new cannon fodder. Source: http://www.painters-online.co.uk/Gallery/David-Roy-Mullins-General-Melchett/_ga62639_pg1  For most of the country, the centennial of the beginning of...

The unlawful killing of Mark Duggan 0

The unlawful killing of Mark Duggan

The jury verdict deeming Mark Duggan’s death ‘lawful’ is indeed a perverse judgment. LADAN DIRIE, BA Politics Mark Duggan’s aunt Carole, speaking outside court: ‘No justice, no peace’. Source: The Guardian The death of...