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Sheema Khan

Hi! I am a Pakistan-based freelance journalist. I write at many places including The News on Sunday, Khaleej Times, The Huffington Post India and UAE-based magazine Global Citizen. I am a journalism grad from University of Karachi and started off as a sub-editor/ writer at a Pakistani daily, The Express Tribune, in 2013, which is when i discovered my love for writing. Find me writing about education, child rights, women's rights, terrorism, local and global affairs. You may connect with me on Twitter: @sheema_kh

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Latest posts by Sheema Khan

6 May 2016

The CIA ‘Live-Tweets’ the Bin Laden Raid Five Years Later, Leaving Pakistanis Bewildered

"I get @CIA desire to take victory lap but tweeting #UBLRaid seems contrary to Intel Community ethos & good judgment"

19 April 2016

How Pakistan's Taher Shah Is Taking Viral Culture to the Next Level

There are some incomprehensible English lyrics and some off-tune singing. But that isn't what Taher is about. He is creating viral art.

15 March 2016

For 237 Weeks, Maheen Taseer Never Gave Up Hope Her Kidnapped Husband Would Return

Maheen Taseer kept count of the number of days she was separated from her husband Shahbaz. She could finally stop counting on March 8, when he was rescued.

13 February 2016

Finally, a Wall to Unite People, Not Divide Them

Throughout history, walls have been a symbol of separation, segregation, and division. But a new phenomenon called the “wall of kindness” is doing just the opposite.

6 January 2016

Pakistanis Weigh In on Saudi Arabia and Iran's Diplomatic Break-Up

"In the Iran vs Saudi debate we should side with New Zealand. Be as far away from it as possible."

27 October 2015

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Leaves the US Without a Peep About Nukes

"Very unusual for a long joint statement to appear before the mtg is over! Obama-Sharif talks"

26 October 2015

Deadly 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts South Asia

More than 260 people have been reported dead in the region.

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