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Sufyan bin Uzayr

Sufyan bin Uzayr is a writer and analyst who focuses on current affairs. His op-eds often expose the atrocities being committed against the minorities, such as the Rohingya people of Myanmar or the ethnic tensions in South Sudan and CAR. Sufyan bin Uzayr is a published author and an experienced web developer. Read his blog at www.politicalperiscope.com.

2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi: Islam and Questions Unanswered

The Sochi Olympics proved to be a big success—exactly what Russia wanted. Right from the opening ceremony itself, the entire event was a megalith in terms of popularity and success. If one wanted to catch a glimpse of Russia’s glorious past as well as its vibrant art, this year’s Winter Olympics were the thing to watch!

But the Olympics at Sochi were not without their share of controversy. Take, for example, the case of the Pussy Riot protest performance.

So success on one hand and chaos on the other. A mixed bag, probably?

However, Russia’s mixed bag had one key element missing: the plight of the Muslims of Sochi.

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