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Alizeh Kohari

Alizeh Kohari a Pakistani journalist who divides her time between Karachi and Mexico City. She reports on identity politics, ethnic conflict, and social justice. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Wired, Caravan, BBC, Reuters, Dawn, Herald, and The News on Sunday.

Latest articles

Thuggee: “The Cunningest Robbers in the World”

In the 1800s, the British claimed to have vanquished a secret cult of Kali-worshipping murderers in India. But did they ever exist?

Alizeh Kohari

August 23, 2021

The Fight for Dalit Rights in Pakistan

Despite the country’s refusal to acknowledge caste, pockets of activists continue to challenge an entrenched system of discrimination.

Alizeh Kohari

April 05, 2021

Jinnfluencers: Inside the World of Internet Exorcisms

The internet is making faith healers more popular than ever. Is this deterring people from seeking professional mental health treatment?

Alizeh Kohari

February 09, 2021

Lesbian Lovers, Dildo Shopping, and Other Mughal-Era Poems

Rekhti, a lost genre of Urdu poetry, centered the female experience — despite being written by men.

Alizeh Kohari

October 26, 2020

Who’s Afraid of Ifti Nasim?

The swashbuckling life and legacy of a Pakistani American gay icon.

Alizeh Kohari

June 29, 2020


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