Rozina Ali is a fellow at Type Media Center. Her reporting and essays on the Middle East, the War on Terror, and Islamophobia in the United States have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, the Guardian, New York Times, Al Jazeera America, Foreign Policy, Los Angeles Review of Books, and others. She was on the editorial staff of The New Yorker from 2015 to 2019, and was previously a senior editor at the Cairo Review of Global Affairs based in Cairo, Egypt.

Recent Highlights

A Hunger Strike in ICE Detention

A Hunger Strike in ICE Detention

Ajay Kumar, an asylum seeker from India, went on a hunger strike to protest the “animal-like treatment” he faced in ice custody.
By Rozina Ali in The New Yorker.

The Kashmiri Narrative

The Kashmiri Narrative

For many Kashmiris, the media’s persistent focus on the India-Pakistan binary misses a key part of the story.
By Rozina Ali in the Columbia Journalism Review.

Marijuana Comes to Coalinga

Marijuana Comes to Coalinga

The weed business promised to save this struggling California town. So far, it’s been a bust.
By Rozina Ali in the Nation.


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