Rida Bilgrami

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Rida Bilgrami is a freelance writer based in London.  Her recent work has appeared in VICE , Eater and Atlas Obscura and focuses on the intersection of food, politics and identity.  She can be reached on Twitter @ridahb


Cover Photo: A passport from the United Kingdom  on a stone surface
Why Do Borders and Passports Dictate What Country I Get to Call Home?

The contours of a border become a lot less rigid when you carry what are deemed to be the right documents.

Sep 19, 2019
Cover Photo: Photograph by Rida Bilgrami for Catapult
15 Minutes with Abdul Sattar, the Man Who Serves the Karachi Press

“The day you sit idle, you are inviting illness and despondency upon yourself. I don’t want to be dependent on anybody. I have too much self-respect.”

Nov 01, 2018