Faiqa Mahmood

Faiqa Mahmood is a MALD candidate at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy where she focuses on International Security Studies, Southwest Asia, and the Islamic Civilization. She is a licensed attorney at the Islamabad High Court, Pakistan and has been called to the Bar of England and Wales. Prior to Fletcher, Faiqa taught a law course to second-year law students in Pakistan. She has also worked with research organizations in Egypt, Lebanon, and Washington, D.C.

Fletcher Forum articles by Faiqa Mahmood:


Repression and Radicalization: Breaking the Cycle in Egypt

August 27, 2013 by Faiqa Mahmood
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Rather than imprisoning The Muslim Brotherhood leadership, the military-backed regime should reach out to reformist elements within the organization to create internal democracy and transparency.

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Social Media in The Muslim World: A Discussion

March 6, 2013 by Faiqa Mahmood
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Recently, Fletcher Forum Legal Editor Faiqa T. Mahmood sat down with Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the U.S. Department of State, and Riyaad Minty, Head of Social Media for Al Jazeera, both of whom were visiting Fletcher for an event sponsored by the World Peace Foundation. (Image by Alonso Nichols / Tufts University)

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