In the battle over who gets to define Islam, why should the moderates remain silent?
Naila Rind’s case reveals just how vulnerable Pakistani women are to cyber harassment and blackmail.
Regardless of what represents Trump’s actual intentions, the prognosis is in general not a good one.
Escalating xenophobia in the West has ensured that all brown men of any religion are considered suspect.
Women’s lives are worth little in Pakistan and women who dare to be happy are worth even less.
The issue of what must be done about begging is a controversial one in any society.
The court’s attentions have not always come in time to save innocent people in Pakistan’s prisons.
Pakistan has failed to understand the crucial role played by cultural production in constructing lived realities.
Even as terror’s shadow seems to recede, the future promises its own challenges. Pakistanis are likely to find
The British colonisers labelling of a vast cadre of women involved in cultural production has endured.
The divisive nature of the US election campaign reveals how differences can corrode even strong and old democracies.
The meaning of the hijab, its symbolism and signification, has completely changed.
It takes forever to make something beautiful, only moments to tear it apart.
The transnational human rights apparatus is failing the casualties of IS.
Lewd, doctored pictures are being used to blackmail women in Pakistan.
Commitment to try and convict, to not forgive beyond being spared the death penalty, is more than nothing.
With the duties to faith fulfilled, the duties to fellow men or women could be filed away, unimportant and unworthy of
South Asian writers are rising to the challenge of changing the way populist media views Muslims
Murder is always wrong but in cases involving women who have been abused, justice is not a simple matter.
Criticism of women who fill the reserved seats stands the risk of being incorporated in the general misogynistic tone