Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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Samira Shackle
08 May 2013
It’s 7pm on a hot Sunday evening and I’m standing at a barbed wire barricade. Behind me is crowd of...
Samira Shackle
07 May 2013
The "shemale" candidates of Pakistan.
Samira Shackle
03 May 2013
Ali was gunned down in Islamabad’s G9 area this morning as he drove to a court hearing for the Bhutto case.
Samira Shackle
25 April 2013
As the country gears up for its first ever democratic transition, the secular liberal parties have been threatened into silence.
Samira Shackle
02 April 2013
Wants to be a voice for women from tribal areas.
Samira Shackle
25 March 2013
Nothing is beyond the realms of possibility.
Samira Shackle
19 March 2013
Surviving a feat in itself.
Samira Shackle
28 February 2013
The case against Sherry Rehman.
Samira Shackle
18 February 2013
The story of a kidnapping.
Samira Shackle
29 January 2013
The Pakistani province is beset with violence.
Samira Shackle
15 January 2013
But will it go ahead?
Samira Shackle
11 January 2013
How "watershed" moments become action.
Samira Shackle
04 December 2012
The mob mentality.

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