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Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.
Desperate to pull her out of her low mood, I started talking to my 90-something grandmother about Karachi, the city where she spent her youth – and she came alive.
An early supporter of the group, painter-decorator Darren Carroll has had death threats since he left. But why did he change his mind about the English Defence League?
In 2015, three schoolgirls were photographed at the airport, en route to Syria. Will any of them ever come home?
With a local council hit by cuts and long-running arguments about immigration, residents are struggling to find a positive response to racism in the Yorkshire city.
The death toll from recent attacks in Pakistan are still shocking, but it does represent an improvement.
After the Taliban shooting at a Peshawar school a year ago that killed 144 people, Pakistan has started to gain control over domestic terrorism. But at what cost?
The activist, who spent over 16 months on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail, was released earlier this year after giving up his Egyptian citizenship.
The asylum system that Britain has ended up with is not just inhumane, it is impractical for anyone who wants to reduce net migration.
Jeremy Seabrook's The Song of the Shirt goes beyond hand-wringing to create a nuanced portrait of cheap manufacturing.
Naz Shah’s defeat of George Galloway was the final step in a remarkable struggle for familial redemption.