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The Tempest

"'When We Rise' is flawed, but that doesn't mean it's not important." 2017 March 28.


Muftah (under Evelyn Anne Crunden)

"Ignored Nationally & Abroad, the Pakistani City of Quetta Mourns Alone After Terrorist Attack." 2016 August 16.

"Afghanistan's Lone Female Olympian Is Ready To Shine." 2016 August 9.

"Ghazala Khan's Response To Donald Trump Is Everything We Need Right Now." 2016 August 2.

"Massacre of Hazaras Sparks Sectarian Fears In Pakistan." 2016 July 26.

"Qandeel Baloch Has Been Murdered & The Patriarchy Is To Blame." 2016 July 19.

"Pakistan Mourns Abdul Sattar Edhi, Its Greatest Humanitarian." 2016 July 12.

"Post-Brexit, Britons Show Solidarity With Safety Pins." 2016 July 5.

"Brexit Is Not Good For Eastern Europe." 2016 June 28.

"A Pakistani Actor Took A Stand For Minorities And It Didn't Go Well." 2016 June 21.

"After Orlando, My Thoughts Are With Queer Muslims." 2016 June 14.

"Kremlin-Backed Study Suggests 'Heterosexual Families' Prevent HIV." 2016 June 7.

"A Pakistani Islamic Council Is Trying To Roll Back Women's Rights." 2016 May 31.

"Jamala's Eurovision Victory Shines A Light On Crimea's Agony." 2016 May 24.

"Russia & Post-Soviet Countries Remain Hostile to LGBTQ Citizens." 2016 May 17.

"Another Human Rights Activist Has Been Killed in Pakistan." 2016 May 10.

"In Praise of Passover Traditions All Over the World." 2016 May 3.

"The Lahore Literary Festival Is A Treasure Americans Can Now Enjoy." 2016 April 26.

Editor: Collection - Comparing the Middle East & North Africa. 2016 April 20.

"Pakistani Feminism Is Alive And Kicking." 2016 April 19.

"Zari, the First Afghan Muppet, Is Only the Country's Latest Win for Feminism." 2016 April 13.

"How Minorities Are Used to Promote Islamophobia." 2016 April 6.

"The German Government Seems to Think Refugees Don't Know About Sex." 2016 March 31.

"Does Recognition of Hindu & Muslim Holidays Signal A Shift in Pakistan?" 2016 March 23.

"American Media Isn't Investigating Who Killed Mikhail Lesin." 2016 March 16.

"Tina Fey Fails With 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' & So Do Her Critics." 2016 March 9.

"Donald Trump Abused Undocumented Polish Workers & His Supporters Don't Care." 2016 March 2.

"The 'Islamic Rape of Europe' & the Weaponization of White Female Sexuality." 2016 February 24.

"Is Pakistan Ignoring Scientist Nergis Mavalvala's Sexuality?" 2016 February 17.

"A Pakistani Airline Strike Has Caused Confusion and Violence." 2016 February 10.

"Will Amal Clooney's Star Power Help Journalist Khadija Ismayilova?" 2016 February 3.

"UK Inquiry Finds Russia Likely Culpable In Murder of Ex-Spy." 2016 January 27.

"Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Is Pakistan's Antidote to #OscarsSoWhite." 2016 January 20.

"Pakistanis Demand An Apology From 'The Friday Times' Over Its Dismissal of Rape." 2016 January 13.

"Poland's New Government Is Everything Progressives Feared It Would Be." 2016 January 6.

"Will Georgia's Recent Political Shakeup Help Solve Its Many Problems?" 2015 December 30.

"A New Interview Highlights How Refugees Are Channeling Their Experiences Into Music." 2015 December 23.

"Five Events That Explain Current Russian-Turkish Tensions." 2015 December 16.

"Reflecting on Chanukah in the U.S." 2015 December 9.

"Without Electricity, Crimea Once Again Falls Victim to Sparring Between Russia and Ukraine." 2015 December 2.

"American Jewish Groups are in Solidarity with Refugees for Very Personal Reasons." 2015 November 25.

"Refugees Fear Backlash Following the Paris Attacks." 2015 November 18.

"Poland's New, Right-Wing, Anti-Refugee Government is a Sign of the Times." 2015 November 11.

"The Mysterious Crash of a Russian Plane in Egypt." 2015 November 4.

"Open Democracy Russia's Must-Read Series on the Post-Soviet Ummah." 2015 October 28.

"Border Closures Will Not Stop Refugees From Fleeing to Europe." 2015 October 21.

"Putin's Support for Assad Speaks to His Own Agenda, Not Russia's Needs." 2015 October 7.

"Eastern Europe, Victimhood, and the Refugee Crisis." 2015 September 30.

"The Many Reasons Why Moldovans Are Demanding Their Government's Resignation." 2015 September 23.

"What Reactions To The Refugee Crisis Tell Us About Religion & Identity In Eastern Europe." 2015 September 16.

"How Refugees From The Middle East Could Help Countries Like Serbia." 2015 September 9.

"Refugees Come Up Against Border Walls In Hungary & Bulgaria." 2015 September 3.

"Is Russia Heading For A Complete Reversal On Abortion Rights?" 2015 August 26.

"Azerbaijan Continues To Be A Hostile Place For Journalists." 2015 August 19.

"Egypt's New Suez Canal Could Be A Costly Mistake." 2015 August 12.

"Are Holocaust Denial Bans Effective?" 2015 August 5.

"HERstory Brings Pakistan's Feminist History To Life." 2015 July 22.

"Chronicling Ramadan & More Through Cartoons: An Interview With Adam Elrashidi." 2015 July 16.

"Armenia's Electric Yerevan Protests Are Ignoring Comparisons To The Ukraine's Euromaidan Movement." 2015 July 8.

"Caucasians Are Reclaiming Their Regional Identity Through A New Blog." 2015 July 1.

"The 'O' Campaign In Azerbaijan Is A Symbol Of Progress On LGBTQ Rights, But More Still Needs To Be Done." 2015 June 24.

"Zahra Hussaini's Cycling Movement Is Creating Female Empowerment In Afghanistan." 2015 June 17.

"As The Islamic State Approaches, An Assyrian Christian Family Is Trying To Protect The Tomb Of A Jewish Prophet." 2015 June 10.

"Joumana Hadad, Lebanon's 'Angry Arab Woman', Talks Feminism & Sex In A New Interview." 2015 June 3.

"Reviving Morocco's Forgotten Jewish Communities." 2015 May 29.

"Tatars Mark 71st Anniversary of Mass Deportation From Crimea, As History Repeats Itself." 2015 May 27.

"An Attack On The Ismaili Community Has Furthered Sectarianism In Pakistan." 2015 May 20.

"After The Revolution, Tunisia's LGBTQ Community Faces Fits & Starts." 2015 May 13.

"The Jailing Of Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Should Prompt European Leaders To Hold Azerbaijan Accountable." 2015 May 6.

"Can Shakespeare Unite Serbs & Kosovars?" 2015 April 29.

"Morocco Is Considering Easing Restrictions On Abortion, With Broad Implications For Women Across The Arab World." 2015 April 22.

"Hungary's Jobbik Party Is Trying To Move Away From Its Nazi Image Without Changing Its Policies." 2015 April 15.

"Saudi's Sunni Wars: The Sectarian Reasons Pakistan Should Avoid Yemen." 2015 April 8.

"Going After The Joker: Bassem Youssef & Egypt’s Free Speech Crisis." 2015 April 1.

"As the Saying Goes in Russia, 'When in Doubt, Blame the Chechens'." 2015 March 25.

"The Sentencing of a Tunisian Blogger has Activists Worried About How “Free” Tunisia Is." 2015 March 18.

"Nearly Twenty Years after the Srebrenica Genocide, Bosnians May Finally Receive Justice." 2015 March 11.



Lahore, Pakistan (Photography Series), Muftah Magazine, 2016 February.

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