Sarah Munir
The writer is a graduate from the Columbia Journalism School and is currently working as the magazine editor for The Express Tribune, Pakistan.

Entries by Sarah Munir

I am not Charlie Hebdo

(4) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 8:16 AM

But does that make me less valuable as an organisation? As a journalist? As a human life? The answer to all of the above is a distasteful yes.

I am a journalist based in Karachi, Pakistan. I am part of a news organisation that was attacked by militants thrice in...

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And Then They Came For Our Children...

(10) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 8:36 AM

If you live in Pakistan, the chances that you have locked your emotions in a box and thrown the key away are significantly high. It may have been a conscious decision or may have just happened over time without you even realising it. You see, when you deal with double-digit...

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Where Do You Lie on the Malala Scale?

(12) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 12:11 AM

I had made a conscious decision not to write about Malala. It's not that her unwavering courage did not inspire a strange sense of awe within me. Or, that I didn't follow her life trajectory as she transformed from the "girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban"...

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The Burden of Identity: Why I Constantly Feel the Need to Defend Pakistan

(264) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 1:38 PM

I have a confession to make. I watch a lot of TV shows. From the hilariously mundane lives of co-workers in The Office to Capitol Hill bigwigs battling it out in House of Cards, I have seen it all.

Very often, I find myself fidgeting uncomfortably in an empty room...

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