CSRR in the News

How Terrorism Torts Could Challenge Israeli Settler Violence Maryam Jamshidi. The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project. (2023).

Pascack Valley and Hills Chinese teacher saves lives, fights human rights abuses in China. North Jersey. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Reporting on Hindu Nationalism. Audrey Truschke. Religion Link. (2023).

‘Anti-Fusion Voting’ Laws and the Problem With a Two-Party System. Udi Ofer. New Jersey Law Journal. (2023).

Sure, the US cares about human rights — when it benefits us. Sahar Aziz. The Hill. (2023).

Italy: Meloni’s Islamophobic policies are pushing Muslims to the margins. Farid Hafez. Middle East Eye. (2023).

It’s Time to Decriminalize Personal Possession of All Drugs. Yes, All of Them. Udi Ofer. Newsweek. (2023).

How Arab autocrats exported repression of Muslim activism to Europe. Farid Hafez. Middle East Eye. (2023).

Systematically erased’: Middle Eastern and North African women and LGBTQ+ Americans don’t see themselves in U.S. data. The 19th News. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The War on Terror Has Not Waned. It’s Used Against Black and Brown Communities. Truth Out. (2023).

NJ Muslim mayor who was denied White House entry: End the terror watch list. Gothamist. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Secrets & Suspicionless Policing: A Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Mix. Catherine Grosso. American Constitution Society. (2023).

Unmaking Asian Exceptionalism. Gaiutra Bahadur. Boston Review. (2023).

The problem of systemic bias in CRA audits. Faisal Kutty. The Philanthropist Journal. (2023).

What Business Do Former CIA Agents Have in Domestic Law Enforcement? Colin Kalambacher & Iman Boukadoum & Daanish Faruqi. Common Dreams. (2023).

Homeland Security’s fusion centers show the dangers of mission creep. Jonathan Hafetz. The Hill. (2023).

Raquel Evita Saraswati pretended to be a woman of color. Her deception traumatized the communities she claimed to help. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Is it antisemitism or political discourse? Professor plans to sue Cabrini University after he was fired for tweets about Israel. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Shining a Light on New Jersey’s Secret State Intelligence System. Rutgers Center for Security, Race and Rights. (2023).

Hamline, Free Speech, and Academic FreedomThis Moment in Democracy. (2023). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Hate speech, privacy and the personal lives of public officials. John Farmer. The Hill. (2022).

The Supreme Court Clearly Doesn’t Care About Women’s Lives. Aziza Ahmed. Ms Magazine. (2022)

Inside the January 6th Hearings. William C. Banks. Legal Talk Network. (2022).

Palestinians feel dehumanized. Noura Erakat. CNN. (2022).

Islamophobia in Europe is a growing structural challenge. Farid Hafez. Analysis. (2023).

The U.S. is repeating its failed 1990s Afghanistan policies. Trying to punish the Taliban financially only hurts average Afghans. Ali A. Olomi. Washington Post. (2023). 

Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texas and the Challenge to Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration. Shoba Sivasprasad Wadhia. American Constitution Society. (2023).

We Are All Alaa Abdel Fattah. Juan Cole. Democracy for the Arab World Now. (2023).

The Hamline controversy and the real threat to academic freedom. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera. (2023).

Islamophobia and imperialism: Nazia Kazi on race and global politics. Liberation News. (2022). (interviewing Nazia Kazi).

Religious Americans worried about climate change are diverse. Axios. (2022). (interviewing Nadia Ahmad).

An art treasure long cherished by Muslims is deemed offensive. But to whom? Kenan Malik. The Guardian.(2023).

Designing the Future in Palestine. Noura Erakat. Boston Review. (2022).

State Sponsored Transnational Security, Princeton University (remarks by Sahar Aziz at minute 44). (2022).

Building Community and Boosting Solidarity Amid the COVID-19 Crisis: American-Muslims’ Responses. Sahar Khamis. The Maydan. (2022).

Why the 2022 election was historic for Muslim women’s representation. The 19th.(2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

No, Berkeley Isn’t Discriminating Against Jews. Mohammad Fadel. The Chronicle of Higher Education. (2022).

The Western media’s World Cup coverage has put its anti-Muslim bias on full display. Khaled A. Beydoun. San Francisco Chronicle. (2022).

Litigious Zeal. SpearIt. Inquest. (2022).

Afghan needs, global priorities, and the treasures of Mes Aynak. Nadia Ahmad. Al Jazeera. (2022).

How the ‘war on terror’ obscures America’s alliance with right-wing Islam. Nazia Kazi. Middle East Eye. (2022).

Hindutva Appropriations of Indigeneity. Audrey Truschke Social Science Research Council.(2022)

Egypt Isn’t Qualified to Host COP27. Sahar Aziz. Time. (2022).

Our Segregation Problem. Aziz Rana. Dissent Magazine. (2022).

Teacher at Center of Hijab Controversy Sues Olympic Medalist for Defamation. New York Times. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Why Islamophobia in Europe is getting worse. Farid Hafez. EU Observer. (2022).

New Endowed Student Fellowship for Palestinian Research and Advocacy. Rutgers Law School.(2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Confronting Liberal Islamophobia. Sahar Aziz. American Constitution Society. (2022).

The Edison bulldozer scandal is a wake-up call for people to learn about Hindutva hate. Audrey Truschke. NJ.com. (2022).

Tiger Woods is par for the course on human rights. Nadia Ahmad. Orlando Sentinel. (2022).

In New Jersey, Activists Are Learning What “Abolish ICE” Means in the Biden Era. Whitney Strub. Jacobin. (2022).

She was fired for being publicly pro-Palestine. One year later, no one is hiring her. The Philadelphia Inquirer.(2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

160+ Organizations Call for an End to Mistreatment of Religious Migrants by U.S. Border Officials. ACLU. (2022).

The Curious Case of the Racial Muslim. EU Scream. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

U.S. Backing for the UN Resolution for Healthy Environment Would be a Game Changer. Nadia Ahmad. News Security Beat.  (2022).

On abortion, Muslim Americans say Islamic history is ‘on the side of mercy’. Abed Awad. The Washington Post. (2022). 

Shootings proclaim war on terror is dead. SpearIt. Tribe Live. (2022).

France burkini ban challenged in country’s top court. Independent. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

A teacher asked students their thoughts about the Middle East. The answers were stunning. NJ.com (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Are abortion bans like Sharia? Not even close, say Muslims. NorthJersey.com (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The Racial Muslim. When racism quashes religious freedom. James Carr. Ethnic and Racial Studies. (2022).

The Hypocrisy of American Islamophobia. Juan Cole. The Nation. (2022).

US Roe v Wade debate brings up age-old Islamophobic tropes. Middle East Eye. (2022). (interviewing Nazia Kazi).

Op-Ed: A public audit of NJ’s Regional Operations Intelligence Center is long overdue. Iman Boukadoum & Colin Kalbacher. NJ Spotlight News. (2022).

Where Migrants Suffered Matters at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Time Magazine. (2022).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Judge Brown Jackson and America’s moment of racial reckoning. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera. (2022).

The Racial Muslim: When Racism Quashes Religious Freedom (Sahar Aziz) by Princeton Policy Podcasts. (2022).  (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

A Domestic Threat: The FBI ignored White Nationalists while spying continuously on Muslim Americans. Juan Cole. The Milwaukee Independent. (2022)

Biden administration must extend Temporary Protected Status to Black migrants just as it has for 100,000 Ukrainians. Nana Gyamfi and Iman Boukadoum. The Grio. (2022).

Why aren’t Muslims’ religious freedoms equally protected? NorthJersey.com (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Ep 24: Sahar Aziz | Professor & Author | USA. The Sania Farooqui Show. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

One year ago in Atlanta, historical exclusion and long-standing prejudices proved fatal. Margaret Hu and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia. The Washington Post. (2022). 

Law Professor On The Dichotomy Between The First Amendment And The Reality Of How Muslims Are Treated with Sahar Aziz. The Jabot. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

What Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Nomination Means for Higher Ed. Diverse Education. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

US Muslims react to Biden’s nomination of first Muslim woman to be federal judge. Middle East Eye. (2022).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Europe has entered its own era of McCarthyism – against Islam. Farid Hafez. Open Democracy. (2021).

The Racial Muslim with Sahar Aziz. American Muslim Project. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Boisi Center Hosts Webinar Discussing Islam In The United States. The Heights. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The Taliban reportedly have control of US biometric devices – a lesson in life-and-death consequences of data privacy. Margaret Hu. The Conversation. (2022).

Islamophobia, Race and Global Politics. RT America. (2022). (interviewing Nazia Kazi).

Islamophobia, the Surveillance State & U.S. Wars of Aggression w/ Dr. Nazia Kazi. Breakthrough News. (2022). (interviewing Nazia Kazi).

The U.S. census sees Middle Eastern and North African people as white. Many don’t. NPR. (2022). (interviewing Sahar

How Spying On Muslims While Ignoring White Nationalists Led To January 6. The National Memo. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The Hypocrisy of American Islamophobia. The Nation. (2022). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Federal court ruling demonstrates limits of anti-Palestinian “lawfare”. Abed Awad. Middle East Institute. (2022).


The Potential Impact of Combating International Islamophobia Act. BNC News.(2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Americans spent 20 years forgetting Afghanistan. I didn’t have that luxury. Ali A. Olomi. Washington Post. (2021). 

What 2021 taught us about the fight for racial justice. CNN. (2021). (interviewing Deepa Kumar).

Some in NJ don’t want critical race theory in schools, but is it? NewJersey101.5. (2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The ‘viability’ reasoning behind Roe v Wade isn’t a legal issue. It’s a religious one. Abed Awad. NJ.com (2021).

How Recent Islamophobic Attacks Impact American Society. BNC News.(2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Who is Mullah Hasan Akhund?Ali A. Olomi. The Conversation. (2021).

The U.S. replicated crucial flaws from the past in Afghanistan. Ali A. Olomi. The Washington Post. (2021).

The history of US intervention in Afghanistan, from the Cold War to 9/11. Vox. (2021). (interviewing Ali A. Olomi).

9/11 attacks: Why young Americans know nothing about the ‘war on terror’. Nazia Kazi. Middle East Eye. (2021).

‘The Landscape is Shifting’: Over 35,000 rally for Palestine in DC on Memorial Day weekend. Mondoweiss. (2021). (interviewing Nadia Ahmad).

U.S. Foreign Policy Needs to Change w/ Trita Parsi + The U.S.’s Afghanistan Endgame. Parallax Views. (2021). (interviewing Nadia Ahmad).

The US Endgame in Afghanistan Was Mineral Extraction, Not Democracy. Nadia Ahmad. Common Dreams. (2021).

The Heat: Impact of 9/11 on Muslim Americans. CGTN America. (2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Muslim Americans’ ‘Seismic Change’. NY Times. (2021). (interviewing Sylvia Chan-Malik).

What We Forget. Nazia Kazi and Anuj Shrestha. The Nib. (2021).

Understanding Sharia Amid the Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan. WUWM 89.7. (2021). (interviewing Asifa Quraishi-Landes).

‘The Longest Shadow’: 9/11 leads to the militarization of US police departments. ABC News. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz & John Farmer).

9/11 and the racial limitations of religious freedom in America. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera. (2021).

The Power of Language in Combating Islamophobia. Sahar Aziz. American Constitution Society. (2021).

Comparing Texas’ abortion ban to Islamic law is inaccurate, perpetuates Islamophobia, experts say. Religion News Service. (2021). (interviewing Abed Awad).

How 9/11 changed American Muslims’ relationship with religious liberty. Kelsey Dallas. Deseret News. (2021).

United Nations Issues Report on Systemic Racism. TRT World. (2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The United States of War: A Global History of America’s Endless Conflicts. Columbus to the Islamic State. (2021). (interviewing Nazia Kazi).

Federal judge’s confirmation hearing a reminder of the importance of No Religious Test Clause. Engy AbdelKader. ABA Journal. (2021).

Cornel West’s resignation: When anti-Black and anti-Palestinian racism converge in US academia. Sahar Aziz. The New Arab. (2021).

Manufactured Terrorism | How Muslims Became the Villains of the Last 2 Decades w/ Law Professor Sahar Aziz. Thinking Allowed Podcast. (2021).(interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Why is Austria coming after the Muslim Brotherhood? Farid Hafez. Al Jazeera. (2021).

How George Floyd’s Filmed Murder Has Changed How Palestinians Are Viewed In The Mainstream. The Gothamist. (2021). (interviewing Rania Mustafa).

How international law was violated in Israel-Palestine conflict. Al Jazeera. (2021). (interviewing Adil Haque).

‘I Don’t Think You’re Going to Be Eating Tonight.’ Muslims Describe Ramadan in U.S. Prisons. Time Magazine. (2021). (interviewing SpearIt).

What’s causing the shift in US public opinion on Israel? TRT World Now. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

How Systemic Religious Oppression Benefits White Christians—and Christians of Color, Too. Khyati Y. Joshi. Faithfully Magazine. (2021).

Biden urged to appoint envoy to counter Islamophobia ‘epidemic’. Middle East Eye. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Support For US Troops Withdrawing From Afghanistan.The Hill. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Despite Chauvin’s guilty verdict, activists will not stop fighting for justice. Sughnen Yongo-Okochi. Pavement Pieces. (2021).

Identity Crisis. Sahar Aziz. Medium. (2021).

Are France and Austria Fighting a War on ‘Political Islam’ – or a War on Muslims? Farid Hafez. Haaretz. (2021).

New Poll: STRONG Support For Troops To Remain In D.C.The Hill. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Sahar Aziz on BBC World Discussing Trump Impeachment and Trial. BBC World. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Ten years after revolution, Egyptian exiles ‘still fighting’ for reform. NorthJersey.com. (2021). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Islam at a Crossroads in West Africa. Ottoman History Podcast. (2020). (interviewing Wendell Marsh).

The Racial Muslim: When Racism Quashes Religious Freedom. The Alwaleed Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

EXCLUSIVE POLL finds MASSIVE concern for cont’d violence ahead of Biden’s Inauguration. The Hill. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

White Extremism & The Capitol Insurrection. Sree’s Global Show. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The FBI’s Racialized Priorities Endangered Our Democracy. Sahar Aziz. Medium. (2021).

ʿUmrah in Atlantic City: The Representation of Muslim-American Space in Ramy. Alex Dika Seggerman. Platform. (2020).

The French state’s crackdown on its Muslims. Farid Hafez. Anadolu Agency. (2020).

Gérald Darmanin: Who is France’s interior minister? Al Jazeera. (2020). (interviewing Farid Hafez).

Farid Hafez on The Terrorist Attacks in Vienna. BBC World. (2020). (interviewing Farid Hafez).

The Impact of the 2020 US Election Results on Middle East Policy: A Post-Election AssessmentArab Center Washington DC. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

MENA Women Played An Important Role In This Election. Supermajority News. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Islamophobia in the US presidential election. Nazia Kazi. Al Jazeera. (2020).

Contextualizing the United Kingdom’s High Coronavirus Mortality Rates among Muslims. Engy Abdelkader. German Marshall Fund. (2020).

The Coronavirus Crisis Exacerbated Police Abuses Among French Muslims. Engy Abdelkader. German Marshall Fund. (2020).

Religion, Race, and Politics in U.S. Elections: The “God Gap”. Engy Abdelkader. German Marshall Fund. (2020).

Poll: Muslim American support for Trump rises, but most plan to vote for Biden. Religion News Service. (2020). (interviewing Engy Abdelkader).

Law expert on immigration & the U.S. election. CGTN America. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

The light of truth shames every form of hate. John Farmer. The Jerusalem Post. (2020).

Prisons, Abolition and Islamic Legal Discourse. Adnan Zulfiqar. Islamic Law Blog. (2020).

Islamophobic Undertones of Attacks on Muslim Congressional Challenger to Pelosi. Sahar Aziz. Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project. (2020).

US Muslim groups drop Emgage from voter mobilization event. Umar A Farooq. Middle East Eye. (2020).

US Election 2020: The rise of extremism? TRT World RoundTable. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Collective Duties (farḍ kifāya) in Islamic Law. Adnan Zulfiqar. Islamic Law Blog. (2020).

The Modern Transformation of the Duty to Fight. Adnan Zulfiqar. Islamic Law Blog. (2020).

Cannabis influencers: This leader is making racial justice consequential for New Jerseyans. Amol Sinha. NJ.com. (2020).

The Effects of Fake News. Tanenbaum Center for Combatting Religious Prejudice. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Professor Sahar Aziz Analyzes Political Implications of Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg. BBC News. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy of empathy and courage. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera. (2020).

Can protesters achieve political change in Egypt? Al Jazeera. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Black Radical Prisoner Organizing Didn’t Die With George Jackson. Jacobin. (2020). (interviewing Brittany Friedman).

Shock Poll: Conceding elections not important, 1 in 5 voters say. The Hill. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

No justice for post-9/11 discrimination. Sahar Aziz & Braxton Haake. Al Jazeera. (2020).

Terrorcraft And The Legacy Of 9/11 With Deepa Kumar. WORT 89.9. FM Madison.(2020). (interviewing Deepa Kumar).

Exclusion, affect, and violence in the many sites of Indian history. Indian Cultural Forum. Audrey Truschke. (2020).

Sahar Aziz Named as 2020 Middle Eastern and North African National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders. New America. Diversity in National Security Network. (2020).

They Got Away With a Gang Rape They Captured on Video. Then Came Instagram. Dina Elshinnawi. Vice. (2002). (interviewing Sahar Aziz)

Ruling upends Muslim marriage tradition. The Daily Record. Abed Awad. (2020).

Nükhet Varlık on plague, public health, and healing in the Ottoman Empire,The Global History Podcast: Exploring Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Early Modern World. (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

Corona virus and Ramadan: How have epidemics affected Muslim rituals throughout history. Sanaa El-Khoury. BBC News. (2020) (interviewing Nukhet Varlik)

Analysis – Austrian state’s ‘pioneering’ anti-Muslim institution. Farid Hafez. Anadolu Agency. (2020).

Could COVID-19 inspire the faithful? Scholars predict spirituality surge in our future. The Philadelphia Inquirer. (2020). (quoted Adnan Zulfiqar).

Why are US federal troops confronting anti-racism protesters? | Inside Story. Al Jazeera. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

A Muslim American Reflects on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Abed Awad. Medium. (2020).

American Egyptian Women of Influence: Meet Sahar Aziz- lawyer, professor, human rights activist. We Are Egypt in America. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

As the world looks for coronavirus scapegoats, Muslims are blamed in India. The Washington Post. (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

Plague in the Ottoman Empire, The History of Now Podcast, University of Cambridge. (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

Corona virus and Ramadan: How have epidemics affected Muslim rituals throughout history. BBC News. (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

Nextopic: Future of Pandemics. Why the history of past pandemics matters now: A talk on social implications of historical pandemics. Crowdcast. (2020)(interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

Rethinking the History of Plague in the Time of Coronavirus. Harvard University. (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlık).

The “Carceral State” is the Enemy. Brittany Friedman. Black Agenda Report. (2020).

Antifa: Terrorist Organization or Pres. Trump’s Scapegoat? Mark Bray. PBS.com. (2020).

Antifa isn’t the problem. Trump’s bluster is a distraction from police violence.  Mark Bray. Washington Post. (2020).

Trump’s call to label Antifa ‘domestic terrorists’ is dangerous. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera. (2020).

Addressing Housing Precarity in the Context of Corona Virus. Rachel Godsil. Data For Progress. (2020).

The Heat: Protests for racial justice in U.S. CGTN America. (2020). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Racism, Intolerance, and the Coronavirus. Engy Abdelkader. The German Marshall Fund of the United States. (2020).

Citizenship. Asher Ghertner. Society & Space. (2020).

How to Get the Truth About the Pandemic. John Farmer. Foreign Affairs. (2020).

How many more officers, inmates must be sacrificed?. Brittany Friedman. The Star Ledger. (2020).

The Impact of COVID19 on Minorities and the Law with Sahar Aziz, Politically Direct on InsiderNJ. (2020).

How Trump is using coronavirus to push his white nationalist election agenda. Sahar Aziz. The New Arab. (2020).

Anti-Asian racism must be stopped before it is normalised. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera English. (2020).

Emergency Powers and COVID19 with William Banks. National Security Law Today Apple Podcast. (2020). (interviewing William Banks).

What historians hear when Trump calls coronavirus ‘Chinese’ and ‘foreign’. CNN.com (2020). (interviewing Nükhet Varlik).

US-Egyptian citizen dies after six years in Egypt custody. Al Jazeera English. (2020). (quoted Sahar Aziz).

Iraqis have been holding peaceful mass protests. The U.S. strike and its aftermath are undermining that. Zahra Ali. The Washington Post. (2020).


Accusing Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism is nothing but thinly veiled Islamophobia. Sahar Aziz. The New Arab. (2019).

Initiating Inmates. Brittany Friedman. Public Seminar. (2019)

Politically Direct Episode 74 With Guest Rutgers University Law Professor Sahar Aziz, Insider NJ (2019). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Constructing a Threat: On prison repression of Black politics,WNUR 89.3 Chicago. (2019). (interviewing Brittany Friedman).

Sadia Abbas on all that led up to her debut fiction novel The Empty Room. The Telegraph. (2019). (interviewing Sadia Abbas).

Slavery is a Model for US Prison Book-Banning. Brittany Friedman. Black Agenda Radio. (2019).

Poor People Pay for the Criminal Justice System. Brittany Friedman. Rutgers Today. (2019).

In Iraq, demonstrators demand change — and the government fights back. Zahra Ali. The Washington Post. (2019)

Protest movements in Iraq in the age of a ‘new civil society’. Zahra Ali. The London School of Economics and Political Science. (2019).

Court Recognizes Reputational Harm to Muslims on Terrorist Watchlist. Sahar Aziz. American Constitution Society. (2019).

The Fragility of Law in an Era of Autocratic Populism. Sahar Aziz. Jadaliyya.com. (2019).

Alabama’s abortion law is not ‘Christian Sharia,’ professor says. Sharia isn’t as inflexible, as draconian.  Abed Awad. NJ.com. (2019).

Skirmishes at the India – Pakistan border, featuring Adil Haque. American Society of International Law Podcast. (2019). (interviewing Adil Haque).

Don’t be surprised if one of these horrific massacres happens ‘at a mosque near you,’ N.J. Muslim attorney says. Abed Awad. NJ.com. (2019).

The Viewpoint Radio Show, The Racial Muslim: When American Racism Quashes Religious Freedom.(2019). (interviewing Sahar Aziz)

Young Activists Are Done With Loyalty Tests. Donald Trump Is Not. The Atlantic.(2019). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib show Muslim women don’t need saving. Sahar Aziz. Al Jazeera English. (2019).

Egypt’s Lost Academic Freedom. Sahar Aziz. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. (2019).

Being Muslim with Sylvia Chan-Malik, The Electorette Podcast. (2019). (interviewing Sylvia Chan-Malik).

An emergency at the border?. William Banks. Newsday. (2019).

Arise! with host Bill Fletcher Jr. WPFW. (2018). (Interviewing Sadia Abbas).

Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk and historian Nükhet Varlik probe depictions of plague in the Ottoman World. Nükhet Varlik. Columbia Spectator. (2018).

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in Cambodia’s ‘Nuremberg’ moment. The Guardian. (2018). (interviewing Alex Hinton).

What Lingers After Decades of Reporting on the Cambodian Genocide. The New York Times.(2018). (interviewing Alex Hinton).

Justice At Last. Alex Hinton. Mekong Teahouse. (2018).

Good Law | Bad Law #108 – Trump, Anti-Muslim Rhetoric and the Supreme Court W/ Sahar Aziz, The Law Matters Podcast . (2018). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

What Can Khashoggi Tape Reveal About His Murder, Al Jazeera English. (2018). (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Ex-N.J. attorney gen.: What minority communities can do for safety in this climate of extremism. John J. Farmer Jr. and Paul Goldenberg. NJ.com. (2018).

After several high-profile murders in Iraq, here’s what headlines missed about their cause. Zahra Ali. The Washington Post. (2018).

Imran Khan continues toxic habits; where’s the change? Sadia Abbas. Naya Daur. (2018).

Rutgers law professors: Confirmation of Kavanaugh could have ‘devastating effects’. Sahar Aziz. NorthJersey.com.(2018).

Abusing State Power to Quash Palestinian Activism on Campus, Sahar Aziz, The New Arab (2018).

Travel Ban Upheld: What Happens Now? WNYC The Takeaway. (2018) (interviewing Sahar Aziz).

Saudi Women Can Drive, But Are Their Voices Being Heard? Nermin Allam. Chicago Tribune. (2018).

A painter struggles to adapt to a stifling marriage and a repressive regime in this Pakistani novel. (reviewing The Empty Room by Sadia Abbas). Scrol.in (2018).

It Was a Crime’: 15 Years After U.S. Invasion, Iraqis Still Face, Zahra Ali. Democracy Now! (2018).

‘Being Muslim’ offers an alternative history of Islam in America. Aysha Khan. (2018) (featuring Sylvia Chan-Malik).

Adnan Zulfiqar Dissects Complex, Emotionally Charged Issues in Islamic and Criminal Law. Suicide is on the Rise in the US, And Muslims Aren’t Immune. Lisa Intrabartola. BuzzFeed News. (2018).

The Case for Nongovernmental Sanctuary for Immigrants. Rose Cuison Villazor. Los Angeles Times. (2018).


Travel ban 3.0 still doesn’t conceal Trump’s anti-Muslim bias. Sahar Aziz. The New Arab. (2017).

Women’s Rights Are under Threat in Iraq. Zahra Ali. The Washington Post. (2017).

Self-Defense Against Self-Defense, In Syria and Beyond.  Adil Haque. Just Security. (2017).

In Saudi Arabia, Trump Says Fight Against Terrorism ‘A Battle Between Good and Evil.’ National Public Radio. (2017). (interviewing Adnan Zulfiqar).

I’m a N.J. Muslim: How I celebrate Jesus’ birth with my family. Abed Awad. NJ.com. (2016).

I was in Charge of N.J. on 9/11 and Trump’s Claims Never Happened. John Farmer Jr. NJ.com. (2015).

Islamophobia: A Bipartisan Project. Deepa Kumar. The Nation. (2012).