Mariya Karimjee was previously a Deputy Editor of Breaking News and Social Media at GlobalPost and still writes for the site sometimes. She was born in Karachi, Pakistan and has moved around considerably since. She’s lived in Texas, Washington D.C., Massachusetts, Cairo, and New York, and now Boston. Previously, she has worked as an intern for Newsline magazine in Karachi, Pakistan and 002Houston, an arts and culture magazine in the downtown Houston area. She was a GlobalPost/Kaiser Global Health Reporting Fellow and was the administrator of the Global Pulse blog. She has an M.S. in Journalism with a concentration in magazine writing from Columbia University.
For the last few days my friends and family have been debating what time we'll leave for the polls, weighing the discomfort of scorching weather against the threat of violence.
Since Imran Khan revealed his feelings about a minority Muslim group in Pakistan, some young voters' opinions of him have soured.
Nearly 40 million women are registered to vote in Pakistan. But their participation in Saturday's elections isn't promised.
Ahead of a historic democratic election in Pakistan, violence has left scores dead and is putting the vote in question.
Internet censorship in Pakistan teeters atop a confusing, politically-fraught seesaw. In her first blog for GlobalPost, Mariya Karimjee explains why it's taken her so long to get online.
After 4 years in exile, a measly crowd greeted the country’s former leader.
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The running mate of one of the top presidential contenders has questioned the integrity of the voter ballots.
The threat of 'preemptive' action came ahead of a UN Security Council vote that unanimously approved fresh sanctions against North Korea.