Fariza Alimi

Fariza Alimi is a journalist from Afghanistan based in Washington, DC. She has worked with several well-known Afghan newspapers, including the award-winning Etilaatroz newspaper. She studied law at Maicop's Adyghe State University and speaks Persian, English, Russian, and Urdu fluently. Her work at Etilaatroz was primarily focused on women and children and how they were affected by the war in Afghanistan, as she hoped to raise awareness and make a difference through her storytelling ability and platform. She also worked on and contributed to a number of investigative reports aimed at uncovering government misconduct. Alimi was forced to flee Kabul in the summer of 2021 and begin a new life in the United States. She remains committed to telling the story of Afghan women whose lives have been impacted by the current Taliban regime. In the United States, she wants to continue her career as investigative and multimedia journalist.

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