Suddaf Chaudry is based between London & Islamabad and looking for freelance work she is available for commissions. She has covered politics, developmental issues, and conflict globally. Her specialist focus is the Middle East and South Asia, she possesses copious newsroom and online experience including editorial and reporting roles across a variety of publications & platforms” Her website www.suddafchaudry.com details her work and can be found tweeting @suddafchaudry. She is currently covering CPEC and its developments on Europe & Asia, also digitally mapping the looming water crisis in South Asia.
BATTLE LINES OF HISTORY- THE KASHMIR DISPUTE As violence escalates between Indian Police and Pro Independence protesters. allegations of human rights abuses are there a question of a new conflict emerging between the warring neighbours. As India and Pakistan blame one another for the violence in Kashmir, the situation remains at an impasse. The only way forward is reform, dialogue, and level-headed policy.
Can Silicon Valley save the Global Supply Chain-“IS THE TECH WORLD READY FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP” The Web Summit a technology conference that brought together academics and biggest buyers and sellers of technology to tackle urgent global issues. Lisbon is clamoured with signs of the web summit, the Portuguese government has announced 200 million euro fund to attract the wealthy to secure its future as the next silicon success story. "We want to do better, we want to do it faster, we want to go further and we know we have a lot to learn from you", said Antonio Costa President of Portugal at the opening night gala.
The article will focus on my first experience of a family funeral in Pakistan, my Aunt's funeral takes place in the 'city of eagles' (Sargodha-Punjab). The observing of an Islamic funeral involved juggling the challenges of load shedding and soaring temperatures of the summer heat. During the funeral, I uncovered narratives of patriarchal constraints in every sphere of daily life from marriages to financials for the women in the village, juxtaposed with the very real threat of terrorism. This piece of journalism articulates the challenges of orchestrating a funeral in a country of where the average income per annum is under $1500. The threat of regional insecurities has created an environment in Pakistan where the personal act of a family funeral becomes political.
The UK public not supportive of fighting in Syria. Polls indicate a drop to below 50% in supporting airstrikes.
Gwadar, Pakistan Investigative Reporting September 30 @ 12:00am
Local fishermen that fish on the rocky tops of the Arabian sea the epicenter of CPEC, are faced with a ban on fishing. The jetty is faced with closure the heart of the fishing trade, generations have fished there face a very uncertain future. Access to water has become a privilege in Pakistan, it... Read more