The government can at any time and with no stated reason prevent a Pakistani from leaving the country by putting ...
So normalised is the killing of women that it is difficult to extract more than a desultory shrug or a resigned sigh.
What does it mean to be a citizen of a particular country when a passport can be easily procured with the transfer ...
In author Bina Shah’s new novel, 'A Season for Martyrs', what history has torn apart, fiction brings together.
Female doctors have to contend with societal pressures that make achievement impossible.
The killing of Shama and Shahzad was not a silent, unseen crime; the assailants did not worry about being caught.
The world in prison, where blasphemy accused are being killed before trial, reflects the world outside.
An uneducated and powerless majority is useful for an equally uneducated but powerful ruling class.
The lords of UAE do to their domestic workers what we do to our own, together maintaining a ceaseless chain of servitude
Drones are a perfect symbol of a superpower that can kill but remain invincible itself.
Like the rest of the world, ISIS is obsessed with whiteness. The white fighters get the most face time before the media.
Pakistani workers abroad can be a source of economic rejuvenation at home.
Pakistani men have discarded the second portion of the clause on polygamy, the one that exhorts “perfect justice”.
In recent years, polygamy has become more normalised in Pakistan’s marital culture, and is presented as a solution for
How long can men like Farooq Awan, who best know where terror lurks, what masks it wears, cheat death?
Pakistan’s creation story reflects the central belief that those who migrate and start again can be absorbed.
The rulers of now treat others with the same disdain and disrespect as the colonial masters of yore.
In the ‘upgrade’ of Makkah, there is no room for an immigrant hovel that does not accord with the expected spiritual
There is neither enough outrage from those untouched among Karachi’s population nor any real political will.
There are small, everyday ways in which women are silenced, disciplined and shown condescension by men.