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Independent Media Are Vital in a World Where Oligarchies Control Information

December 3, 2018: Independent Media Are Vital in a World Where Oligarchies Control Information   Transcript of my interview by @brontecook1 for WICB News about the Park Centre for Independent…

Free Press, Foreign Journalists: Conversation about free speech outside the U.S.

November 25, 2018: Free Press, Foreign Journalists: Conversation about free speech outside the U.S. For many journalists in Pakistan and Turkey, the press isn’t free,…

Majoritarian politics in South Asia

November 12, 2018: Majoritarian politics in South Asia Majoritarian Politics in South Asia is a riveting issue, and in 2018, a particularly topical one. The…

To protect Pakistanis, reframe security policy

June 10, 2017: To protect Pakistanis, reframe security policy (Daily Times) Pakistan’s treatment of its minorities is unenviable to say the least. It is ironic…

‘Jobless’ white men can’t be terrorists

June 20, 2017: ‘Jobless’ white men can’t be terrorists (Daily Times) On Monday morning, a van ploughed down Muslim worshippers, as they were leaving a…

With Trump’s Empty Afghan Strategy, Up to India & Pak to Play Nice

24 August 2017: With Trump’s Empty Afghan Strategy, Up to India & Pak to Play Nice (The Quint) US engagement in Afghanistan, in its 16th…

On Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

C.M. Naim’s, A Professor Emiretus had shared this some months ago: “What an extraordinary man he was. Iftikhar Alam Sahib has been publishing books…

Time Perception – BBC World

Mike Williams asks why some weeks just fly by but sometimes minutes can seem like hours? Why do we perceive time differently in different…

My interview with Interfaith Radio, DC

Neither Here nor There: The Shifting Identities of Raza Rumi

A Pakistani journalist, writer, and public policy practitioner, Raza Rumi’s life exemplifies the intersection of the personal and the political. In 2014, his work…

Portfolio: Local yet global

Recently, Aicon Gallery in York exhibited Monomania the first solo US exhibition of Karachi-based artist Adeel uz Zafar. The title of the exhibition summed…

Odd spaces and new media

Raza Rumi talks to artist Faisal Anwar, whose work plays with space and time in the digital era Faisal Anwar is a renowned interactive,…

INTERVIEW: MR. RAZA RUMI

Mr. Raza Rumi, Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, is an author, policy analyst, and journalist from Pakistan. His writings have been published in…

RAZA RUMI: A READING OF MEMORY & LOSS

Blog posting written by Rebecca Cox, Cinema and Photography, 16, FLEFF Intern, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Of the multiple times I have visited Ithaca College’s intimate…

Can India and Pakistan continue to blame the colonists for their failure to liberate its people?

Aug 13, 2017: Can India and Pakistan continue to blame the colonists for their failure to liberate its people? The Economic Times  …

My interview with Ithaca Times, U.S.

Recently I was interviewed by Ithaca Times, USA. Here is the text: The Ithaca Times sat down with Rumi to talk about his work…

Some thoughts on indigenous peoples

Last week, I visited the National Museum of American Indian, New York. Thereafter, I posted a few tweets. Sharing them here. Grateful to @historianess…

A message from Nizamudddin Dargah

I have never met Marta but the attachment to Nizamuddin Dargah has bound us for years. Yesterday I got this email and beautiful photographs…