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Aliya Bashir

Kashmir, New Delhi
Freelance Journalist — Freelance, News Deeply
Covers:  Human Rights, Women, Health, Immigration, Minorities, Politics, Education, Environment, Gender Justice, Art and Culture, Religion, Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Doesn't Cover: I believe every issue is important for a society. But generally, any story which doesn't move me, I feel myself as a misfit to tell that story!

Independent journalist. Born in the world's largest militarized zone. Humanizing storytelling. Former @IWMF and @PRBdata Grantee.

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Aliya Bashir is an independent journalist covering India and Indian-administered Kashmir with a focus on human rights, gender justice, women's issues, the environment, healthcare, education, and minorities. She has written and reported for the Guardian, Time, Reuters, Global Press Journal, UPI, I...

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What was your first job as a journalist?


Have you ever used a typewriter?

No ! But, I look forward to buying a one!

How is social media changing news?

Social media has changed the face of news in an unfathomable manner. There is a information boom around that needs to be verified rigorously.



2015 - Investigative Feature (Long-form)
The award, Schizophrenia Research Foundation and Press Institute of India (SCARF-PII Media) for Mental Health Awards, was given to for ‘Kashmiri Women Explore Spiritual, Psychiatric Treatment for Mental Illness’ in which she chronicles the lives of three women with mental illness and how they cope up with the problem. The award was given on reportage on mental health issues from Kashmir.