June 14, 2019
For Britain Taxi Driver Policy
'They were jerking and twitching like chickens.' Not my words. Words I came across years ago while researching eye-witness accounts for a postgraduate degree. Words I felt unable to include. Words which have been burned into my brain.
My descent into Islam did not happen in a vacuum or without context. There were many variables and extenuating circumstances that occurred before I became a Muslim. There are many factors that have affected me, from my childhood, early adolescence, and my life as an adult woman. It’s a similar experience for many converts. Many people think those who convert to Islam must be un-intelligent to join such an oppressive ideology and faith . But the female converts I have known have usually had an abusive upbringing or childhood...