Journalist | Poet
Samira Sadeque is a New York-based Bangladeshi journalist and poet focusing on migration, the refugee crisis, gender, and mental health. She completed her M.S. in Journalism from Columbia Journalism School in 2017.
Her work appears in Reuters, NPR, Al Jazeera, Quartz, The Lily, AJ+, The Wire.in, Scroll.in, and the Dhaka Tribune among other publications. She is the editor of the Bangladeshi Identity Project. More here.
Samira’s poetry appears, or is forthcoming, in In Full Color Anthology (2019), No Dear Magazine (2019), Six Seasons Review (2013, 2015, 2016) and ActiveMuse (2018). More here.
She is a 2019 Best Of The Net nominee, and 2018 South Asian Journalists Association award nominee.
Al Jazeera, September 2019
Sikh activists, Black Lives Matter activists, and Pakistan's Christian minorities came out for Kashmiris for massive protests outside the UN while Indian PM Narendra Modi delivered his speech at UNGA. For all the protesters, though from different backgrounds, it was the shared struggle of being marginalized in their own lands.
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A wall mural at a downtown cafe in Ho Chi Minh, May 2015.
woke up to the new iOS that lets us choose "Dark Mode" whenever we want but jokes on them bc my mind is on dark mode all day erryday 🙃
All photography by Samira Sadeque unless otherwise stated.