Being Muslim in South Korea

As Muslim students from Kyungpook National University in Daegu engaged in the construction of a mosque, tensions rose between them and local residents. Mahmoud Elahrash, master student in Busan, discusses the events in Daegu and shares his perspective on Muslim’s media representation and his experience as a Muslim in Korea.

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About Beckie Cormier 8 Articles
Born and raised near Montreal Canada, Beckie is a graduate student pursuing Korean Studies at Yonsei GSIS. Passionate about culture and cinema, she participated in various video documentary projects and had the chance to attend workshops in France and the Philippines. After a one-year exchange at Seoul National University in 2018-2019, Beckie came back to Korea under the Global Korea Scholarship in 2021 to continue deepen her knowledge in history, international relations and artistic productions. Adept of a multidisciplinary approach, she intends to use her human sciences and arts background to explore new subjects in a unique way.