Samia Khan

A graduate student at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where she studies International Development. She works at the UNDP's Regional Bureau for Africa.

I heart Karachi

I have lived in the United States on and off for almost 10 years. I have married an American man and love all the privileges, freedoms, and opportunities I enjoy in this country. Yet in all these years, I have never been able to call any place but Karachi my home. I moved to Karachi in 1991. It was a turbulent time for my city. The MQM was at war with the powers that be and the city was constantly on fire. Our weeks were haunted by strikes and many mornings started with a look at the Death File in ...

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