Born and raised in Kashmir, Syed Zafar Mehdi has worked with many national and international news publications as reporter, blogger and editor for more than 8 years. He previously served as the founder editor of Afghan Zariza, the first English news magazine from Afghanistan. He is also the founder editor of Kashmir-based magazine The Witness, which primarily focuses on issues facing the Muslim world. He divides his time between Kashmir, Kabul, New Delhi and Tehran.
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