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Gary R. Bunt

Human Organ Trade

Online transactions in organs taking place through social media: Hannah Lynch, Rudaw, "‘Ready to sell my blood’: Kurdistan’s online black market in human body parts" Discover More…

Iran Cable Leak

Leaked Iran cables in focus here:
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True Origins of ISIS

Hassan Hassan, The Atlantic, The True Origins of ISIS: A secret biography suggests that Abu Ali al-Anbari defined the group’s radical approach more than any other person, 30 Nov 2018
Important article from Hassan Hassan.

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Fatwa against 'Battlegrounds'

BBC Monitoring, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa Discover More…

COVID-19: Updated

COVID-19 coverage/issues relating specifically to Muslims and the internet: this section of the blog is now effectively a timeline of key concerns associated with COVID-19. Expect some writing of this in due course, and also a webinar of work-in-progress (in September). Discover More…
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