Global Correspondent for Byline Times. Columnist for Inside Arabia. Activist against Islamophobia. @cjwerleman
Modern Day Islamophobia Starts with the US and Israeli Right-Wing but Ends With Saudi Arabia and the UAE
CJ Werleman traces the evolution of a plan to equate Islam with ‘terrorism’ to an ideology deployed by Arab Gulf leaders and autocrats everywhere
Rewriting Victims of Rape into the History of War
A new book by foreign affairs journalist Christina Lamb asserts a shameful truth: that rape is a rule not an exception of war but is the one least spoken of
How Can Liberal Democracy Respond to the Rise of QAnon?
CJ Werleman explores the overlap between those with hard right beliefs and people with a desire to lead alternative lifestyles via the conspiracy theory group which believes Donald Trump is saving the world from cannibals and paedophiles
Genocide Denialism Flourishes in the Social Media Age
CJ Werleman looks at the proliferation of genocide denial, from the Shoah to Bosnia, and how this enables continued killing and repression in Syria and China
Trump’s A Deadly Liar – Why Won’t America’s Mainstream Media Say So?
CJ Werleman explores the repercussions for US democracy of the press not saying it like it is when it comes to the President
Donald Trump and the Coronavirus – A Death Cult
CJ Werleman argues that the more deadly the US President’s actions become, the more backing he receives from his most ardent supporters
The Rise of QAnon and the Danger of a Conspiracy Theory-Based Terrorism Wave
Following COVID-19 denial demonstrations in the UK, US and Europe, CJ Werleman explores the driving force behind such movements and what they mean for democracy
‘China Must Give the UN immediate and Unfettered Access to Uyghur Camps'
CJ Werleman reports on new accounts of how the Muslim minority is being persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party in Xinjiang and why the international community needs a wake-up call