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Yasmine Hassan

Yasmine Hassan


Yasmine Hassan

Associate Features Editor, Yasmine Hassan, is a freelance writer in politics and current events with a B.A. in Political Science from Concordia University.



ARTICLES BY YASMINE HASSAN


The Faces of the So-Called Islamic State

The Faces of the So-Called Islamic State

In June 2014, the Islamic State militant group emerged in response to the brutal tactics of the Syrian government as it
Hip Hop On Being Arab and Muslim in the West

Hip Hop On Being Arab and Muslim in the West

Since the early days, hip-hop has been a form of expression for the oppressed. Artists from across different backgrounds
Abdullah ElShamy from Tora Prison: Journalism Is Not A Crime

Abdullah ElShamy from Tora Prison: Journalism Is Not A Crime

  Editor in Chief’s Note: Our Features Editor has been on assignment to pursue interviews with the AlJazeera
Can Ghosts Change Hollywood Stereotypes about Muslims?

Can Ghosts Change Hollywood Stereotypes about Muslims?

Read the full interview with JINN Director Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad here The jury may be out for a while on the newly anticipa
Red, White and Muslim

Red, White and Muslim

The Judge Dismisses the NYPD case.  Plaintiff Number 11 responds. arhaj Hassan, a decorated Iraq war veteran, signe
And the Oscar Goes to…

And the Oscar Goes to…

Three Directors Who Blaze a Trail to the Academy Awards t’s that time of the year again. The time when the who&rsq
Inside “America the Beautiful”

Inside “America the Beautiful”

  The Coca-Cola Commercial Backstory hen Super Bowl XLVIII weekend came around, thousands of people set up camp&nbs
One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Egypt

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Egypt

  Omar Samra in the Final Frontier rom pharaohs and pyramids to modern day structures and the democratic plight, Eg
Climbing the Highest Mountain: One Saudi Woman’s Journey to Making History

Climbing the Highest Mountain: One Saudi Woman’s Journey to Making History

In a country like Saudi Arabia which often times makes its way in the news because of perceptions of its ultra-conservat
Muslim Competitors: Vying for the Same Office

Muslim Competitors: Vying for the Same Office

Editor’s Note: update June 2015: Our crew at That’s Some American Muslim Life had following these two candid