Jahanzeb Hussain

Jahanzeb Hussain is Ricochet's South Asia Bureau Chief. Currently based in Islamabad, he is a journalist, writer and community radio broadcaster. He has worked with Newsline, Pakistan’s premier English language current affairs publication, and has helped organized Vancouver’s Media Democracy Days. Jahanzeb also writes on South Asian politics for Collateral Damage. Follow him on Twitter: @hussainjahanzeb

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Monday, October 19, 2015
The World is Watching Canada — and Hoping for Harper’s Defeat
As a former international student who has spent more than half a decade in Canada as a journalist and activist, I’ve been following the election campaign closely. Listening to people in Pakistan, my home country and current location, and hearing the reactions of some of the people in my community...
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Sunday, April 26, 2015
Who Killed Pakistan’s Sabeen Mahmud?
Sabeen Mahmud , the director of The Second Floor , Karachi’s hub for progressive and enlightened talks and events, was shot dead after leaving the centre on Friday evening. Sabeen was a friend of mine and a friend to many in the progressive and activist circles of Pakistan. She had just organized a...
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Friday, December 06, 2013
Mandela, A Life of Struggle: The History Most Mainstream Obits Omit
Nearly 50 years ago, in 1964, Nelson Mandela — along with many other comrades in the struggle for the liberation of South Africa from racist white domination under apartheid — was sentenced to life in prison.
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