Pakistan freelance journalist Shehzad Hameed wins London Film Festival award  

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Published: 12:59 AM, 15 Jan, 2023
Pakistan freelance journalist Shehzad Hameed wins London Film Festival award  
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Pakistani freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker Shehzad Hameed Ahmad in his recent work documented the extremism on the rise in India and its neighbouring countries “In Bad Faith.”

Shehzad Hameed Ahmed has garnered many accolades including 10 World Medals at the New York Festivals, three global media awards in Germany, a green image award in Japan and many more. Back in 2016, Hameed was honoured as Pakistan’s Agahi journalist of the year.

‘In Bad faith’ is a series of documentaries in which Hameed highlighted the motives  of Islamophobia

 right-wing groups in India and its neighbours trying to understand the links between populist nationalism, religion and violence.

The first part of the three-part-docuseries “India’s Saffron Brigade” won the Association of International Broadcasting Award 2022 at the London Film Festival. The winning part highlighted the communal divide in India and the rise of Hindu nationalism. In an Interview, the award winner said that he wanted to understand what is causing the rise of religious nationalism in India, Indonesia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and how this could and would impact peace and stability in these countries.

Shehzad Hameed also documented the rise of Islamic right-wing groups and how it affects the people of Pakistan and Indonesia the two countries with the Muslim majority population in the other two parts of the series.

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