Journalist

Zuha Siddiqui is a journalist reporting from Pakistan.

Karachi's Missing Children

Soch Writing, September 9, 2019

From January 2017 to April 2018, Karachi’s welfare organisations found 345 newborn babies dumped in the garbage across the city, and yet, infanticide is not a pressing issue for the city’s police.

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America’s Oldest Surviving Mosque Is in Williamsburg

New York Magazine’s Bedford + Bowery, December 26, 2018.

There’s a building at 104 Powers Street in Williamsburg, an inconspicuous row house just around the corner from the rooftop bars, art galleries and coffee shops near the Lorimer L stop on Metropolitan Avenue. White clapboard slats, sloping roof. Look closer, and there’s a discreet, white turret topped with a crescent. If no one had pointed it out, you wouldn’t know you were walking past North America’s oldest surviving mosque.

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The Women's Circle

Sister-Hood Magazine. June 6, 2018.

This group of young women is attempting to understand faith on their own terms. They begin, of course, with small steps: by talking about matters that concern and affect them in their regular lives.

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Tech start-ups: A head start?

Herald Magazine, April 30, 2016.

A quirky invite wound its way into several thousand email inboxes across cyberspace early in 2015. It came from Patari, a desi music streaming website that claims to host “the biggest collection of Pakistani music ever assembled in one place”. Patari is one of the scores of information technology start-ups that have appeared in Pakistan in recent years.

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