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Anealla Safdar

Anealla Safdar

Anealla Safdar is an online editor with Al Jazeera English.

United Kingdom

Shahira Yusuf: Meet the black British Muslim model with big ideas

Londoner of Somali origin cares about more than just fashion and is not afraid to speak out against racism.

Shahira Yusuf: Meet the black British Muslim model with big ideas

United Kingdom

Counterterror police investigate 'punish a Muslim' day letters

Leaflet offers vague rewards of points for throwing acid and beating Muslims or bombing mosques and 'nuking' Mecca.

Counterterror police investigate 'punish a Muslim' day letters

United Kingdom

UK mosques open doors to homeless as temperatures plunge

As snow continues to fall, mosques invite the homeless in for food and warm shelter.

UK mosques open doors to homeless as temperatures plunge

Rohingya

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation

UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution.

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation

Human Rights

Ibrahim Halawa on life in Egyptian prisons and freedom

Ibrahim Halawa adjusts to freedom, four years after being jailed in Egypt as a teenager, faced with trauma and racism.

Ibrahim Halawa on life in Egyptian prisons and freedom

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi honours revoked amid Rohingya backlash

Students at LSE and Oxford strip Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner of honours over her alleged inaction over atrocities.

Aung San Suu Kyi honours revoked amid Rohingya backlash

Refugees

Harry Leslie Smith, 94, on Trump, refugees and poverty

UK war veteran and activist, 94, on fears of US under Trump and his plans to document refugee crisis to spur empathy.

Harry Leslie Smith, 94, on Trump, refugees and poverty

Human Rights

Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Groups raise alarm as security forces open fire on protesting students after government crackdown on Islamic school.

Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Europe

When Bouana Traore's death led to France's 2005 riots

Siyakha Traore reflects on the day his 15-year-old brother, fearing lengthy interrogation, hid from police and died.

When Bouana Traore's death led to France's 2005 riots

Pakistan

Sarmad Masud on feminism, My Pure Land, and Pakistan

Director turned the story of a gun-toting woman embroiled in a land dispute into a film picked for the Oscar race.

Sarmad Masud on feminism, My Pure Land, and Pakistan

Refugees

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Rights groups concerned as likelihood of drowning increases on 'most dangerous' route and as conditions worsen in Libya.

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Europe

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'

As MPs debate laws over acid sales following a rise in attacks, Jaf Shah explains the UK's history of such violence.

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'