Shaz Syed

Shaz Syed is a filmmaker and cameraman with around 10 years of experience. He is an alumnus of AJK Mass Communication and Research Center (AJKMCRC), Jamia Millia Islamia. His interests in storytelling cover nature and the environment, natural and human heritage, as well as anecdotal accounts of people that would otherwise be overlooked by the mainstream media.

Revisiting Mehrauli

Swapna Liddle, author-historian, on Mehrauli, its composite culture and misinformation around its history.

Dec 22, 2022

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Despite being a small population, the Burusho community has been able to preserve their language through intergenerational communication and by prioritising their mother tongue over other languages in Kashmir

Pakistan needs to go beyond the 18th amendment to end the military’s role in politics

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