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Deeyah Khan set to speak at TedxExeter 2016

Following her recent BAFTA nomination for her film JIHAD, Deeyah Khan is one of this year’s highly anticipated and internationally renowned speakers at TedxExeter on 15th April.

Over 900 tickets have been bought for this sell-out event which will span two rooms: Exeter Northcott Theatre, seating 465 people, with a further 450 people watching a simultaneous livestream in the Alumni Auditorium at Exeter University.

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Coverage round-up: Deeyah Khan’s film JIHAD makes the headlines

The latest Fuuse documentary by Deeyah Khan premiered on ITV’s Exposure series last night. In the build up to the broadcast, the outspoken filmmaker and human rights activist has been featured in a number of high profile interviews. We’ve highlighted a few of these articles and videos below…

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ITV to broadcast JIHAD documentary – JUNE 15th 10.40pm

From: www.ethnicnow.com Award-winning director Deeyah Khan, whose debut film Banaz won an Emmy and a Peabody Award, is now launching her next documentary JIHAD. The new film is an unflinching but sensitive and personal examination of jihadism and radicalisation, its causes and its possible solutions. In the making of the film, Deeyah has spent two years with some of the most influential and controversial figures in the British and Western jihadi…

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From honour killings to jihad: Deeyah Khan’s next documentary film nears completion

Award-winning Norwegian director Deeyah Khan, whose debut film Banaz: A Love Story won an Emmy and a Peabody, is in the final stages of completing her next documentary.  Entitled JIHAD: a story of the others, the film is an unflinching but sensitive and personal examination of Islamic radicalism, its causes and its possible solutions.   In the making of the film, Deeyah has spent 18 months with some of the most influential and…

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Deeyah wins Emmy award for Banaz Film

Documentary film directed and produced by Deeyah through Fuuse Films about the so called honour killing of Banaz Mahmod wins the 2013 Emmy for Best International Documentary Film.

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BANAZ FILM RECEIVES 2013 PEABODY AWARD

Documentary film directed and produced by Deeyah through Fuuse Films about the so called honour killing of Banaz Mahmod receives the 2013 Peabody Award.   For more info about the film visit:  http://fuuse.net/banaz-a-love-story/    

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Legendary John McLaughlin meets Deeyah

Legendary guitarist John McLaughlin meets with Norwegian music producer, Deeyah.

On his official website he has written a blog in support of the album and artists on “Listen To The Banned”.

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Deeyah’s NORDIC WOMAN album released in Norway

Deeyah presents NORDIC WOMAN Nordic Woman is a compilation album created by Norwegian-Pakistani/Afghan music producer and activist Deeyah featuring female artists from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland who draw their inspiration from the various and distinctive styles of traditional Nordic music. Women’s Voices Nordic Woman is the first music collection in an ongoing WOMAN series dedicated to celebrating women’s voices and musical heritage from around the world. Each album,…

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Deeyah launches International Honour Based Violence Resource Centre

Conceived and founded in collaboration with Joanne Payton of Cardiff University, Deeyah launches HBVA in February 2012.

HBVA (Honour Based Violence Awareness network) is an international digital resource centre working to advance understanding and awareness of Honour Killings and Honour Based Violence through research, training and information for professionals; teachers, health workers, social services, police, politicians, and others who may encounter individuals at risk.

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