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
19 October 2012
An interview with the iconic women’s rights activist.
Samira Shackle
10 October 2012
Girl shot at close range.
Samira Shackle
07 October 2012
How far will the march get?
Samira Shackle
02 October 2012
A positive move by local police.
Samira Shackle
31 August 2012
Filming is set to begin for a movie about Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the French politician who stepped down as head of the...
Samira Shackle
17 August 2012
Jailed for three years for taking part in "illegal gatherings".
Samira Shackle
08 August 2012
The rise of porn in India.
Samira Shackle
07 August 2012
Murder is murder.
Samira Shackle
27 July 2012
As the Olympics get underway, Stratford is unrecognisable from the place it was a year ago. The previously run down...
Samira Shackle
12 July 2012
Compensation of 70,600 yuan for forced abortion.
Samira Shackle
29 June 2012
Bizarre celebration of survival.
Samira Shackle
15 June 2012
400 women called Sarah say yes.
Samira Shackle
14 June 2012
Woman forced to abort at 7 months.
13 June 2012
Attacks are anything but impersonal.