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Iqra Mehdi

I am Iqra Mehdi, a 19-year-old British Pakistani. Writing is a passion of mine and I enjoy breaking down the truth of what it means to be a 21st century Muslim in a world where the term 'Muslim' is often misinterpreted or not represented truthfully.
Opinions

The West has failed refugees

Refugee: a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. The definition above sounds simple enough. A refugee is someone who through no fault of their own has been forced…

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Checklist

Time. The one thing we can’t control. We can’t create it. We can only wish for more. As you get older, it seems to move faster and you either think about it too much and get overwhelmed or try to…

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Experiences

Sell by date

I’m currently 19 years old, hovering in the strange place between knowing that my childhood is over, but hesitant to accept adulthood. When I was younger I used to think of the future and revel in the knowledge that I…

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Experiences

How are you? The secret shame

People might ask how you are, but what they really want is for you to give a generic reply so they can move on to other more pressing subjects. The South Asian community doesn’t discuss mental illness nearly enough. When…

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