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Sabrina Siddiqui

Sabrina Siddiqui is a Pakistani-American journalist who serves as the White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Washington, DC. She came into limelight when she asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi a question related to the status of minorities in India during his visit. To the United States in June 2023.

Wiki/Biography

Sabrina Siddiqui was born on Tuesday, 9 December 1986 (age 36 years; by 2022) in the United States of America (USA). His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Sabrina graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in the United States.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx): 5′ 4″

Hair Color: Black

Eye Colour: dark brown

Sabrina Siddiqui

Family

Sabrina Siddiqui belongs to a Muslim family from the United States of America.

parents and siblings

Sabrina’s mother Nishat Siddiqui is from Pakistan. She is a chef and operates her own restaurant, Nishat’s Kitchen, which is located in Allen, Texas. On the other hand, Sabrina’s father was born in India but spent his formative years in Pakistan. Sabrina Siddiqui has a brother named Anwar Siddiqui.

husband and children

Sabrina Siddiqui married Muhammad Ali Syed Jaffrey in 2019. Before marriage, both dated for a long time.

A photo from Sabrina Siddiqui and Muhammad Ali Syed Jaffrey's wedding

A photo from Sabrina Siddiqui and Muhammad Ali Syed Jaffrey’s wedding

Both have a daughter named Sophia.

Sabrina Siddiqui with her daughter Sophia

Sabrina Siddiqui with her daughter Sophia

Religion

Sabrina Siddiqui follows the religion of Islam.

livelihood

Journalist

Sabrina Siddiqui joined Bloomberg News after graduating from the Medill School of Journalism. He worked with the White House team at Bloomberg News. He also reports on higher education, personal finance and venture capital for Bloomberg Businessweek. Sabrina served as the Editor-in-Chief of ‘Deewani’, a South Asian News Network. He later worked as a political reporter at the Huffington Post (now HuffPost) for nearly three years, during which he covered the 2012 presidential campaign for Congress and United States Senator Mitt Romney.

Sabrina Siddiqui as Huffington Post political reporter

Sabrina Siddiqui worked as a political reporter for the Huffington Post

Sabrina later worked as a political reporter at The Guardian and covered the 2016 presidential election. She reported on Hillary Clinton and was also associated with United States Senator Marco Rubio.

Sabrina Siddiqui at the Republican National Convention (RNC) as a political reporter for The Guardian

Sabrina Siddiqui at the Republican National Convention (RNC) as a political reporter for The Guardian

In 2016, he worked for an American news-based television channel called MSNBC. He took on the role of podcast host for ‘Politics for Humans’ and often contributed to the channel’s commentary as a political analyst.

Sabrina Siddiqui used to work at MSNBC

Sabrina Siddiqui used to work at MSNBC

He later started working as the White House reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Washington, DC. She has since focused on covering the White House and US presidents, with a particular emphasis on reporting on Joe Biden’s presidency.

Question on minority rights sparks reaction

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first state visit to the United States in June 2023, Sabrina Siddiqui faced severe online criticism for asking questions related to the status of minority communities in India, particularly Muslims. Sabrina asked,

India has long prided itself as the world’s largest democracy, but there are many human rights groups who say your government has discriminated against religious minorities and tried to silence its critics. As you stand here in the East Room of the White House, where many world leaders have made commitments to protect democracy, what will you and your government do to improve and maintain the rights of Muslims and other minorities in your country? Ready to take action? free speech?”

June 22, 2023: Wall Street Journal reporter Sabrina Siddiqui during a press conference with Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House

June 22, 2023: Wall Street Journal reporter Sabrina Siddiqui during a press conference with Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House

Modi expressed ‘surprise’ at this question and replied,

Democracy is our soul. Democracy runs in our veins. We live in a democracy… Our government has adopted the basic principles of democracy… We have always proved that democracy can deliver results. And when I say deliver, it is regardless of caste, creed, religion, gender. There is absolutely no room for discrimination.”

#Watch , “We are a democracy…both India and America have democracy in their DNA. Democracy is in our soul and we live it and it is written in our constitution… So there is no question of discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or religion. That’s why, India believes everyone… pic.twitter.com/orVkCVkLLf

— ANI (@ANI) 22 June 2023

The incident led to several members of Congress and White House staffers publicly denouncing Siddiqui’s harassment. In support of Sabrina Siddiqui, White House Press Secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said,

We’re certainly committed to freedom of the press here at the White House under this administration, which is why we had the press conference last week. We certainly condemn any attempt to intimidate or harass a journalist or anyone who is just trying to do their job. And so, I want to be very clear about that.”

facts/common sense

  • Sabrina has a deep affection for animals, especially dogs. Her love for these furry companions is evident as she often shares heartwarming pictures of herself with the dogs on her social media handles.

    Sabrina Siddiqui with a dog

    Sabrina Siddiqui with a dog

  • Sabrina Siddiqui is a staunch supporter of the Indian cricket team, which she revealed by sharing a tweet in 2023. The picture shows him and his father happily supporting the Indian team. The tweet came in response to criticism after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked questions about the status of minority communities in India, especially Muslims, during his first state visit to the United States in June 2023. By sharing the image, Sabrina aimed to address her critics while emphasizing her affinity and connection to India.

    Sabrina Siddiqui's tweet emphasizes on her connection and connection with India

    Sabrina Siddiqui’s tweet emphasizes on her connection and connection with India

  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.

    Sabrina Siddiqui's Instagram post about eating lamb cooked by her father on Christmas Eve

    Sabrina Siddiqui’s Instagram post about eating lamb cooked by her father on Christmas Eve

  • Sabrina was one of two reporters who accompanied President Joe Biden on a secret trip to Kiev, Ukraine in 2023. This was her first work trip after returning from maternity leave taken a month ago. Despite some initial concerns about managing her breastfeeding needs during the trip, she agreed to proceed. While preparing for the trip, Sabrina realized she wouldn’t be able to look at pictures or videos of her daughter Sophia on her phone while pumping milk — an activity known to stimulate milk production in breastfeeding moms. To solve it, she asked her husband Ali to print some of Sofia’s favorite photos. Sabrina also packed her daughter’s beloved brown bear, Lavie, and a favorite rubber ducky, to feel close to her baby during the trip.

    Brown Bear Lavie and Rubber Ducky belong to Sabrina Siddiqui's daughter;  sabrina brought this stuff to ukraine

    Brown Bear Lavie and Rubber Ducky belong to Sabrina Siddiqui’s daughter; sabrina brought this stuff to ukraine

    Sabrina and Ivan Vucci of the Associated Press, the other reporters on the trip, were bound to confidentiality. They were allowed to disclose the plans only to their respective spouses and an editor from their respective news organizations. Their cell phones were confiscated for almost the entire trip. Upon arriving in Warsaw, Poland, Sabrina shared a hilarious update. Tweeting a picture of her breast milk, she quipped how it was the only souvenir she had from Kiev to Sofia.

    Sabrina Siddiqui is pumping breast milk and working out on a train from Kiev back to Rzeszow, Poland, while her leg is held high after a fall at the Mariinsky Palace.

    Sabrina Siddiqui is pumping breast milk and working out on a train from Kiev back to Rzeszow, Poland, while her leg is held high after a fall at the Mariinsky Palace.

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