Nabeela Zahir

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The Battle Continues in Post War Iraq

(0) Comments | Posted 22 December 2011 | (13:32)

With the declaration of an end to the nine year war, the last US combat troops pulled out of Iraq on Sunday, weeks ahead of the December 31st deadline. Less than a week later, a series of bomb blasts hit Baghdad killing over 63 and leaving many more...

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'My Tram Experience' Race Relations in Modern Britain

(19) Comments | Posted 30 November 2011 | (23:00)

The racist torrent of abuse that spewed out of the mouth of a woman travelling on a London tram has left many Brits horrified. Documented and uploaded to Youtube as 'My tram experience', the video has received over 4 million views so far. The woman, later named Emma...

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Saving Face: Documenting Pakistan's Acid Attack Victims

(1) Comments | Posted 11 November 2011 | (22:00)

In June 2011, Pakistan was ranked the third most dangerous place for women. The survey, conducted by TrustLaw, Reuters' legal news service found there were a series of factors threatening sections of the female population. 90% are said to suffer from domestic violence, but the use of acid...

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Imran Khan: 'Civil war? There's already a civil war in Pakistan'

(6) Comments | Posted 5 October 2011 | (22:07)

"Zadari is not pushed about governing Pakistan, he's about making money and protecting his already vast and plundered wealth. That's all"

I paused, considered this and looked around me. I was sitting in Imran Khan's family home in London. I took in the opulence that surrounded me, cynically remembering the...

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The Pakistan Aftermath: 9/11 and The War on Terror

(4) Comments | Posted 10 September 2011 | (01:35)

I remember watching the events of 9/11 unfold, outraged at the loss of life. I was only too aware that the reports spilling out about the involvement of 'Islamic terrorists', would significantly shape the future of the Middle East. However, I never thought for a moment that in the years...

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