Rebecca Conway

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Location: Delhi, India
Nationality: British
Biography: Currently in New Delhi, photojournalist Rebecca Conway works in India and Pakistan. Her long-term personal project titled, Pakistan: The Kalash is a documentation of the Kalash tribe in Pakistan’s Hindu Kush Mountains; the last remnants of... read on
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Exorcising the Jinn
Surrounded by desert on all sides a shrine haunted by a Sufi mystic draws those desperate for peace.

Living there for days or even months, worshippers who believe 10th century spiritual leader Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ashabi can rid them of possession by demons, known as jinns, leave offerings, chant prayers and grasp at walls in the rooms surrounding his tomb.

Shrines across Pakistan's Sindh province attract waves of believers, and worshippers can stay years at the Ashabi shrine in a bid to exorcise evil spirits.

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