Who is Yalda Hakim?
Yalda Hakim is widely known as the Afghan-Australian journalist who is currently the anchor and correspondent for the BBC, based out of Sydney. She hosts the show ‘BBC World News Impact with Yalda Hakim’ and also has a presence on the BBC’s other channels and programs, including ‘Impact’, and ‘Newsnight’.
In a shocking turn of events, Australian journalist Yalda Hakim was treated to an exclusive, when she received a call from spokesman Shail Shaheen, while on air.
— Nawal Al-maghafi نوال المقحفي (@BBCNawal) August 15, 2021
As to why the Taliban called her, it could possibly be because of her Afghan roots.
How old is Yalda Hakim?
Yalda Hakim is 38 years old as of the year 2021.
Yalda Hakim Wiki, Bio
While Shaheen promised a peaceful transfer of power, he did not rule out the use of brutal punishment such as public executions and the removal of limbs.
Many women and girls calling and writing to me saying similar https://t.co/kce4Q9yfoD
— Yalda Hakim (@BBCYaldaHakim) August 17, 2021
“I can’t say right now, that’s up to the judges in the courts and the laws,” he said. The phenomenal interview led to widespread praise for Hakim, who managed to seamlessly conduct it without any advance warning.
For a journalist who’s been in some deadly conflict zones though, this appears to be just another day for Hakim.