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Tasnim Nazeer


Tasnim Nazeer is an award-winning journalist, author, and Universal Peace Federation Ambassador. She has written for Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Middle East Eye, CNN, BBC, and others.

Activists gathered in Washington DC on Friday to call for justice for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at. his country's consulate three years ago.

02 October, 2021

The New Arab speaks with Afghans who have fled the Taliban about their hopes and fears for the future, what lies ahead for Afghanistan, and how the US and NATO backed occupation has irrevocably changed how they view Western power.

31 August, 2021

Lokman Hira'i left Xinjiang to pursue further education in Turkey but instead opened up the first-ever Uighur school in Istanbul, with the mission of rescuing, reviving and creating a safe place to restore its cultural heritage.

06 August, 2021

Opinion: If Scotland is to live up to the tolerant ideals it preaches, it must take this Islamophobia report and its recommendations very seriously, writes Tasnim Nazeer.

04 August, 2021

As part of International Refugee Week 2021, 'Refugee Festival Scotland' highlights the cultural richness of refugee communities throughout Scotland. This year, the festival renders Palestinian narratives through choreographed dance performances.

18 June, 2021

Tasnim Nazeer speaks to three US-based Uighurs who are fighting for the freedom of their family members in Xinjiang and have gone on record to speak to The New Arab about the injustices that they have faced. 

17 June, 2021

Three young British activists share their efforts to spur change through advocacy and activism in a bid to fight for an end to genocide of the Uighurs in Xinjiang

20 May, 2021

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

14 April, 2021

The UK could be the latest country to implement legislation targeting China over its repression of the Uighur minority.

09 March, 2021

Comment: Sri Lanka's policy of compulsory cremation for victims of coronavirus is an assault on the religious burial rites of its minority Muslim community, writes Tasnim Nazeer.

16 July, 2020