Mei-Ling McNamara

Mei-Ling McNamara is a journalist and documentary filmmaker working on issues of human rights and social justice. Her film for Al Jazeera English, Children of the Cannabis Trade, highlighted the criminalisation of Vietnamese trafficking victims in the British justice system.
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Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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