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Producer and correspondent on the second season of HBO's documentary series, VICE.
Season 2, Episode 2:
Millions of men, women, and children are working as bonded laborers in Pakistan's brick kilns. This abuse if facilitated by the devastating disenfranchisement of workers, and by the pervasive corruption of the brick-kiln industry and law enforcement.
Fazeelat went to the brick kilns to see the conditions and learn how certain organizations are fighting back by rescuing the workers from their modern slavery.
Fazeelat is also a producer and host on VICE's 24 hour online network, VICE NEWS.
Misconception: The Fake Abortion Clinics Of America
Women across America who are seeking abortions are accidentally booking appointments at Crisis Pregnancy Centers — pro-life, government-funded religious centers that don't provide abortions, but instead try to talk women out of terminating their pregnancies. VICE News investigated the misleading practices used by Crisis Pregnancy Centers to draw in women with unplanned pregnancies, and the misinformation that is spread to discourage them from pursuing abortions.
PTSD From Gang Violence in Los Angeles
There's an epidemic of PTSD in American cities, and it has nothing to do with the wars being fought abroad. Homegrown violence and a sense of impunity in America's urban war zones are leaving thousands of teenagers with severe psychological trauma that stunts their emotional and cognitive development. VICE News travels to the front line of this epidemic in Los Angeles with the kids who are suffering, and the adults trying to save them from being destined for the fringes of society. Come soon on VICE News.