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Anu Shukla

Anu Shukla

The New Arab Meets: British-Somali designer, Faduma Farah, who, unsettled by the lack of clothing options for wheelchair users, set out to forge a new style that truly accommodates disability. Now, her collection is debuting at London Fashion Week.

08 June, 2021

We crossed continents to speak with female DJs who have cultivated a spectrum of projects in the face of political instability and gender inequality to elevate other artists everywhere.

10 March, 2021

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

01 March, 2021

Bhasan Char may be more 'comfortable' than the mainland, but for some it is nothing more than a deceptive facade making survival a life or death situation, writes Anu Shukla.

12 February, 2021

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

28 July, 2020

Tensions are rising on the remote prison island of Bhasan Char, where some 300 Rohingya refugees were shipped after being rescued from traffickers.

20 May, 2020

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like never before.

07 May, 2020

With lockdown measures and food shortages at refugee camps, Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh face a challenging Ramadan.

23 April, 2020

The Bangladeshi government's ban on internet access for Rohingya refugees is causing panic and misinformation to spread faster than the coronavirus itself.

30 March, 2020

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office is calling on the Iranian government to immediately allow health professionals into Evin prison to assess the situation of British-Iranian dual nationals there.

10 March, 2020