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Rabia Nasimi

Rabia Nasimi is a Ph.D. sociology student at the University of Cambridge, UK. Rabia’s father, Nooralhaq Nasimi, is the founder of the Afghanistan and Central Asian Association (ACAA), a London-based charity that helps refugees integrate in the UK.
Twitter: @RabiaNasimi

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Win or lose, Afghanistan are already cricket World Cup heroes

Conflict, violence and turmoil have been the main reasons Afghanistan has made headlines in recent years. Amid a war lasting almost two decades, moments of national joy and excitement have been few and far between.

June 17, 2019

Eid cease-fire shows Afghans there is an alternative

I escaped the Taliban with my family when I was young and, despite now studying for a Ph.D. at Cambridge, I still think of Afghanistan. This year, I was thinking of those back home more than ever.

June 22, 2018