Zuha Siddiqui

Zuha Siddiqui is a freelance journalist based in Karachi. She reports on human rights, migration and social movements.

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

Mar 30, 2020

Latest Articles

Is Kerala’s pokkali the rice of the future? 

Pokkali is one of the oldest rice varieties in Kerala. It became prominent for its salt-tolerant and flood-resistant properties and is now being pitched as a climate-adaptive crop

How a human rights law became a tool of repression in Sri Lanka

The ICCPR Act, modelled on an international human rights treaty meant to prohibit national, racial and religious hatred, has been distorted in Sri Lanka to punish blasphemy and target minorities

Pandemics have always revealed the weakness of the Indian state

In 'Pandemic India', David Arnold offers a reflective study of Covid, cholera, plague, the Spanish flu and other historical mass contagions, from the time of the British Raj to the Modi government