Dr. Maha Hilal’s research and expertise is on Institutionalized Islamophobia in the War on Terror. She’s the co-director of the Justice for Muslims Collective, an organizer with Witness Against Torture, and a council member of School of the Americas Watch. Previously, she was the inaugural Michael Ratner fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
As Long as Guantanamo Exists, Trump Has a Torture Chamber Ready To Use
The administration has discussed warehousing refugee children at the notorious prison. MORE
Features · May 6, 2019
Why Trump’s Muslim Ban 3.0 Is So Dangerous
The new ban shows us what institutionalized Islamophobia looks like during the Trump era of the War on Terror. MORE
Features · December 19, 2017
Trump Plans to Make It Easier to Kill Civilians with Drones. We Can Thank Obama for Paving the Way.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next. MORE
Features · October 18, 2017
Child Soldier in the War on Terror: The Limits of Justice for One Guantanamo Bay Survivor
The abuse of Omar Khadr shows that Islamophobia drives the War on Terror. MORE
Features · July 31, 2017
The Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Ruling Forces Me to Live in Fear
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too. MORE
Features · June 28, 2017