Shama Naqushbandi

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Dec 10, 2019
Anti-Brexit march in London on March 23, 2019. Image: Puckpics/Flickr

Brexit or no Brexit, where next for Britain?

Shama Naqushbandi
By laying bare uncomfortable latent prejudices in our society, the Brexit referendum has turned a much-overlooked peripheral pain into a national tragedy.
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Nov 14, 2019
Tyne Cot Cemetary in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. Image: Thomas Quine/Flickr

Lest we forget, remembering war

Shama Naqushbandi
Remembrance poses uncomfortable questions with no easy answers. Do we treat war as an aberration in human history, or as the darker shadows of our better spirits that we need to continuously counter?
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Aug 16, 2019
Reflection on Dal Lake. Image: McKay Savage/Wikimedia Commons

To Kashmir, the country without a post office, with love

Shama Naqushbandi
While the move taken over the last week to forcibly impose Central Indian rule under complete blackout may seem like the beginning of an end, in truth, Kashmiris have been here many times before.
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