Entries by Mehdi Hasan from 08/2012

Anatomy of a Hitchens Hatchet Job

| Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Politics

Words have consequences. Your recklessly inaccurate, inflammatory and irresponsible column only indulges the Islamophobic fantasies of the UK's violent, far-right crazies - and encourages them to make their vile threats. Frankly, you should be ashamed of yourself.

Not In My Name: Islam, Pakistan and the Blasphemy Laws

| Posted 08.21.2012 | UK Politics

The imprisonment of this Christian child isn't only about Pakistan or Pakistanis. Those of us who claim to be members of a global Muslim ummah cannot be silent when such flagrant human-rights abuses are committed in the name of Islam and in the world's second-biggest Muslim-majority nation.

I Agree With Nick: The Case for an Emergency Wealth Tax is Irresistible

| Posted 08.29.2012 | UK Politics

I agree with Nick. It's been a while since I've done so but, on the subject of a wealth tax, I cannot disagree with the Deputy Prime Minister.