Samira Shackle

violence

These Cities Are Beginning to Treat Violent Crime as a Public Health Issue

The school of thought suggests that violent behavior itself is an epidemic that spreads from person to person.
Samira Shackle
7.24.18
Broadly

The Refugee Whose Husband Sold Her Into Sex Slavery

Abeer and her husband left Syria to seek refuge in Lebanon. When they ran out of money, he sold her to his friends—and then forced her to sell herself on the streets.
Samira Shackle
11.22.17
Hospital Confessions

Terror, Shipwreck, Guns: 24 Hours in a Karachi Ambulance

Who would risk their safety to tend to the injured in a city caught between poverty and violence?
Samira Shackle
3.21.17
News

What Do British Teachers Think About the Controversy Over Face Veils in Schools?

UK schools have considered banning face coverings, but teachers we spoke to said very few girls are wearing them in the first place.
Samira Shackle
1.28.16
News

Inside Britain's English Classes for Muslim Immigrants

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has threatened to deport Muslim women who do not learn English despite long-term funding cuts to language courses. We attended an ESOL class to find out more.
Samira Shackle
1.21.16
News

An Exiled Pakistani Politician Is Leading Millions from A Remote London Suburb

Altaf Hussain—leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement, a mainstream political party in Pakistan—has held a tight grip on nearly four million Mojahirs supporters through militant propaganda and incendiary speeches that he's been delivering remotely for...
Samira Shackle
12.16.13