freelance print and video journalist based in Mumbai, India. She speaks Urdu, Hindi and other languages fluently. She's a graduate from Oxford and City universities and has lived in India for 10 years. Writes for The Guardian, The Observer, Delayed Gratification and others.
Five years ago, they were on the frontline of the Arab spring. Now rappers DJ Costa and Dya Hammadi are risking kidnap, jail and death to fight Isis with hip-hop
Rohith Chakravarti Vemula never lost his poetic flair, even when writing his suicide note. “Never was a man treated as a mind, a glorious thing made up of stardust,” he wrote. “Uma anna, sorry for using your room for this thing.”