Zenobia Azeem

Zenobia Azeem is a Web Assistant at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and currently an MPA candidate at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. She previously worked in the field of international election observation in Lebanon, Sudan, South Sudan, and Egypt. Prior to starting at Columbia, she spent time freelancing in Egypt and studying Arabic.

Recent Posts by Zenobia Azeem

  • A Personal Quest To "Finish Danny's Story"

    A recent piece in the Washingtonian by journalist Asra Q. Nomani, a colleague and close friend of Daniel Pearl, recounts her long journey to find out what happened to Pearl and to try to make peace with it.

  • Mexican Journalist's Death Has Two Versions

    On February 11, Mexican journalist Gregario Jimenez de la Cruz, who covered the police beat in Veracruz, was kidnapped and murdered. While the official story attributes the blame to personal differences with a local bar owner, evidence points to a more sinister motive involving Jimenez's reporting. 


  • Pakistani Journalists Defy Threats From All Sides

    Pakistani journalists face threats from both militant groups and government agencies for doing their jobs. Many have been killed with complete impunity for the killers. Speaking at Columbia's Journalism School, a group of nine journalists representing television and print media outlets, recounted the challenges, dangers, and victories of reporting in Pakistan.

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