Fatima Qureshi

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Fatima Qureshi is a Pakistani-Turkish journalist born and raised in Hong Kong. Currently based in Malaysia, she writes and produces podcasts on international affairs and underreported social issues with a sharp focus on immigration, power politics and activism. Fatima’s work is largely inspired by her experience working in grassroots organisations and campaigns on refugee and women’s rights causes.


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Bonding Over Food: Hong Kong asylum seekers share their stories over home-cooked meals

Table of Two Cities is a community project documenting the tales of asylum seekers through storytelling events, told through food.

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Gender Equality

Intersectional Discrimination: What it’s like to be a queer ethnic minority woman in Hong Kong

From domestic workers to human rights lawyers, queer ethnic minority women in Hong Kong face an onslaught of prejudice.

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A Contentious Pairing: Muslim and queer in Southeast Asia

Muslim leaders and worshippers across the region selectively cite ancient texts to justify LGBT+ suppression.

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Malagasy human trafficking victims seek refuge in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, victims of labour and sex trafficking are among the most vulnerable types of asylum seekers.

Onia Merina, a Malagasy woman who escaped a human trafficking ring in Fuzhou, China
Long Reads

Lost Generation: The children of asylum seekers face an avalanche of challenges

Children in Hong Kong’s asylum-seeking community face numerous obstacles when it comes to education and psychological support, leading to a lack of purpose, stability and ...

A family from Togo finds themselves stranded in Hong Kong
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