Rabia Siddique: Media | TV | Radio | Online



Rabia’s story has appeared in various print media in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, India and the United States.

In Australia Rabia’s story has been featured in the Good Weekend Magazine, The Melbourne Age, The Canberra Times, The Adelaide Advertiser, The West Australian, The Sunday Times, and in Scoop, GLOSS and New Idea magazines.

She has been interviewed on ABC’s ‘One Plus One’ programme, Channel 7’s ‘Today Tonight’ programme and appeared as a panelist on ABC’s ‘Q and A’.

She has also been interviewed by Richard Fidler in his ‘Conversations with Fidler’ programme, on ABC Radio National’s Drive programme, ABC’s Classic FM with Margaret Throsby and local ABC and commercial radio around the country, and also on New Zealand radio.

Rabia was invited to take part in the 2014 Perth Writers’ Festival, where she was interviewed by Anne Summers and Geraldine Mellet, and has also featured in the 2014 Byron Bay and Geelong Writers’ Festivals.

Rabia also provides expert media commentary on issues relating to counter terrorism, equality and diversity, women in leadership, women in the military, human rights, international law and hostage crises.

A UK/Australian feature film about Rabia’s story is currently being developed. Watch this space for further details about this exciting project.


Standing ovation at inspirational Legacy lunch in Wollongong

An inspirational and powerful address drew a standing ovation for Rabia Siddique at the annual Legacy Business & Community Lunch in Wollongong on Friday. Everyone stood to their feet in respect of Ms Siddique's presentation where she was not afraid to talk about the good and bad things that have happened in her life because it might help others.

Rabia Siddique shares journey from soldier to survivor for International Women's Day

HUMAN rights lawyer Rabia Siddique describes the triumphant Hollywood-movie-style moment she helped rescue two kidnapped Special Forces soldiers in Iraq as "just about the time the credits would roll". "Instead, it ended up heralding what would unexpectedly be one of the biggest battles of my life," Ms Siddique said.

Rabia Siddique, UWA Graduation speech

Rabia Siddique, UWA Graduation speech

Uploaded by The University of Western Australia on 2018-03-14.

Opening Session, ICMA Annual Conference 2017, San Antonio, TX

Opening Session, ICMA Annual Conference 2017, San Antonio, TX

Opening Session, ICMA Annual Conference 2017, San Antonio, TX


Rabia Siddique | The Guardian

Rabia Siddique is an international humanitarian, professional speaker and author. She is a former criminal and human rights lawyer, terrorism and war crimes prosecutor, retired British Army officer and hostage survivor.

The Drum Friday March 9

Host: Julia Baird Panel: Gray Connolly, Norman Swan, and Rabia Siddique Interview with: John Barron and Andrew Leigh The panel discusses Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un agreeing to meet, the ethics of randomised trials, and whether we need to improve food labelling.

Soldier and hostage survivor to lead celebration of women and resilience

Rabia Siddique, a Soldier, Human Rights Lawyer, mother of triplets, and hostage survivor, will headline Newcastle's International Women's Day Business Breakfast. Co-founder of the Equal Futures Project, Kirsten Molloy said the event unites the business community in raising awareness and support for gender equity, while raising funds fora local women's charity.

Building Resilience in Business with Rabia Siddique

Building Resilience in Business with Rabia Siddique

Building Resilience in Business with Rabia Siddique

Siddique Challenges Leaders to Become Agents of Change at Conference Kickoff

ICMA, which was formed in 1914, is the leading association of local government professionals dedicated to creating and sustaining thriving communities throughout the world. With over 10,000 members, the organization advances professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics.

The Drum Wednesday 1 March

Rabia Siddique is concerned over the potential conflicts with Josh Frydenberg holding both the Energy & Environment portfolios.


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