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Fariba Pajooh

Fariba Pajooh is a writer and journalist who has been reporting on Afghanistan, Iran, and the Middle East for over 15 years. She graduated from Medill School at Northwestern University and has written for Iran’s Shargh newspaper as well as Euronews, Buzzfeed, NPR, RFI, and other outlets.

Around a year ago Tara Fares, an Iraqi Instagram influencer with millions of followers, was assassinated in Baghdad. Her death was part of a string of suspicious deaths of women, ranging from a human rights activist to a plastic surgeon to a beauty salon director. The killings created fear, particularly for female content producers. Some left the country, others stopped posting but some continued. Here is my story about other Instagram influencers and their risky life in Baghdad. Their hope and their fights in Baghdad.


My story on Afghan Women Football Team From street to stadium to sexual harassment: Afghan women's football in crisis With Afghan women's football in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse, the liberating influence the game has had in the country is in jeopardy.


While I was covering the Parliament Election in Afghanistan, October 2018, I asked about the security situation in Kabul to Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for Euronews. This report is in Persian.

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