Md Mahmudul Hasan

Md Mahmudul Hasan teaches English and postcolonial literature at International Islamic University Malaysia. Email: [email protected]

When will the US gain ‘independence’ from Israel?

Authorities in the US are eroding long-established principles and values in order to support Israel’s apartheid rule.

1w ago

Charles Dickens, colonialism, and the slave trade

Time has not forgiven him for his racist and imperialist views

2w ago

Is a PhD degree for prestige alone?

The number of PhD holders is on the rise, but the quality and intensity of research and knowledge production are not.

1m ago

This Ramadan, let's reduce food waste

What we see at the end of iftar parties are big piles of food waste and plastic pollution—not good for the environment or for the spiritual well-being of those who are involved in such practices.

3m ago

The world in the eyes of Palestinian children

Many of the surviving children in Palestine, especially those in Gaza, have no idea why they have been attacked and killed day in and day out.

3m ago

A country drifting into political paralysis

Ali Riaz sadly observes that the country is fast drifting into a political paralysis and descending into the abyss of authoritarianism, while maintaining a democratic facade.

5m ago

A civility test between Israelis and Palestinians

As opposed to the negative and pejorative assumptions about Palestinians, Israelis are routinely described as civilised and democratic.

6m ago

Israel-Palestine issue: Governments and media insult citizens’ intelligence

Readers may remember an incident at the 2011 G20 summit that took place in the French city of Cannes. The then US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy were having an informal conversation in between summit sessions.

7m ago
June 9, 2024
June 9, 2024

When will the US gain ‘independence’ from Israel?

Authorities in the US are eroding long-established principles and values in order to support Israel’s apartheid rule.

June 2, 2024
June 2, 2024

Charles Dickens, colonialism, and the slave trade

Time has not forgiven him for his racist and imperialist views

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Is a PhD degree for prestige alone?

The number of PhD holders is on the rise, but the quality and intensity of research and knowledge production are not.

March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024

This Ramadan, let's reduce food waste

What we see at the end of iftar parties are big piles of food waste and plastic pollution—not good for the environment or for the spiritual well-being of those who are involved in such practices.

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

The world in the eyes of Palestinian children

Many of the surviving children in Palestine, especially those in Gaza, have no idea why they have been attacked and killed day in and day out.

January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024

A country drifting into political paralysis

Ali Riaz sadly observes that the country is fast drifting into a political paralysis and descending into the abyss of authoritarianism, while maintaining a democratic facade.

December 7, 2023
December 7, 2023

A civility test between Israelis and Palestinians

As opposed to the negative and pejorative assumptions about Palestinians, Israelis are routinely described as civilised and democratic.

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

Israel-Palestine issue: Governments and media insult citizens’ intelligence

Readers may remember an incident at the 2011 G20 summit that took place in the French city of Cannes. The then US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy were having an informal conversation in between summit sessions.

July 6, 2023
July 6, 2023

Sharenting and how it violates our children’s rights

All children on Earth are entitled to the right to privacy, and we must respect it, be it offline or online.

January 9, 2023
January 9, 2023

The rhetoric of 'it happens' and whataboutism in political apologia

To use previous incidents of human rights violations to condone those of the present is hypocrisy and a macabre mockery of the past and present victims.

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