Sana Saleem

Muzzling speech

Muzzling speech

PECB’s effect on society will be chilling.

Updated 08 Aug, 2016 08:01am
‘Liking’ hate

‘Liking’ hate

Curbing hate speech should not mean restricting debate.

Published 31 Mar, 2016 01:40am
Mass surveillance

Mass surveillance

Who will guard the guards when it comes to the internet?

Published 21 Feb, 2016 07:11am
A plague of suicide in Balochistan

A plague of suicide in Balochistan

Somebody tell Mama Qadeer that his son 'abducted' himself and will be turning up dead soon. Why feign sympathies?

Updated 31 Mar, 2015 05:12pm
Misogyny in the name of religion

Misogyny in the name of religion

What the likes of Sherani overlook is that this isn’t just about an anarchic women rights agenda. It is about men too.

Published 26 Mar, 2015 02:33pm
'Censor my internet please!'

'Censor my internet please!'

When a stance for the opening up of a video portal is equated with blasphemy, how many can be expected to speak up?

Updated 07 Apr, 2014 04:02pm
YouTube ban: Running out of excuses

YouTube ban: Running out of excuses

Almost two years since the ban was imposed, the Pakistani state now has a unique opportunity to mend its ways, will it?

Updated 01 Mar, 2014 05:06pm
In pursuit of clarity

In pursuit of clarity

Dear Parliamentarians, I write to you in the hope of assisting you in the rather arduous task of defining blasphemy.

Updated 29 Jul, 2013 05:26pm
Justice after Fakhra?

Justice after Fakhra?

In April of 2000, 20-year-old Fakhra Younus poured acid all over her face, burning her skin, melting the flesh and...

Published 26 Mar, 2012 06:19pm
Salam Sahab, we have failed you

Salam Sahab, we have failed you

Illutration by Faraz Aamer Khan Yesterday marked the 85th Birthday of Dr.Abdus Salam, theoretical physicist and the...

Published 30 Jan, 2012 01:10pm
Turn the tables

Turn the tables

On Saturday evening a group of men attacked a mosque in Manghopir, they slapped the children, ransacked the mosque,...

Published 14 Jan, 2012 04:35pm
The silent majority

The silent majority

It was on this day last year, when a 26-year-old Mumtaz Qadri killed the very man he was meant to protect. Twenty...

Published 04 Jan, 2012 06:55pm
The rewards of honesty

The rewards of honesty

You would have to be exceptionally callous to be able to forget the image of a woman being shot in broad daylight;...

Published 30 Dec, 2011 07:49am