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.
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.
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.
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.
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.