Racialisation of Rescuehood: Contextualising British Muslims stuck abroad during COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dr Suriyah Bi In the past week, we have learnt of the stories of hundreds of British citizens stuck abroad. From Peru, to Italy, to Spain, New Zealand and Australia, and even India and Pakistan. There has however been some response from the Foreign and Common Wealth Office (FCO) in the form of specially chartered Government rescue flights, but for only those British citizens stranded in China and Peru. Despite there being over twelve hundred (1200) Britons stuck in Pakista

The community supermarkets exploiting vulnerable British Muslims during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

By Dr Suriyah Bi As mainstream supermarket shelves continue to empty due to panic-buying, community supermarkets in largely Muslim areas, are exploiting the very communities they serve and that have sustained them for decades. In Birmingham Hodge Hill, one of the poorest constituencies in the U.K., the price of flour, rice, vegetables, meat and cleaning products has in some cases increased by more than 150%. With Ramadan a month away, there are fears that such vulturous attem