The Freedom Chat: A Conversation with Naziha Syed Ali

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The Freedom Chat is a new video series by Sampsonia Way featuring interviews with journalists and other media workers facing censorship and repression in their home countries. In these Q&A’s, conducted via video chat, journalists talk with Sampsonia Way about press freedom, anti-free speech legislation, and exile.

For our first segment we talked to Naziha Syed Ali, an Op-Ed writer for Dawn, Pakistan’s oldest English-language newspaper. She has also produced three documentaries: The Miseducation of Pakistan, Are We Keeping the Promise?, and Moving Mountains. She is also the General Secretary for Citizens for Democracy Welfare Organization, which is dedicated to increasing interfaith dialogue in Pakistan.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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