Stories about Pakistan from June, 2016
Iconic Pakistani Sufi Singer Amjad Sabri Is Murdered in Broad Daylight
"If you're looking for a reason as to why he died. You won't find one, if someone asks you 'Why', just say 'Because...Pakistan'."
Pakistani Senator Threatens Activist With Rape on Live Television
"[Hamdullah] called me a whore and said, "I will take off your trousers and your mother's!"
Body Shaming on the Floor of Pakistan's Parliament: ‘Someone Make This Tractor Trolley Keep Quiet’
"The weakest of the weak; the ones who have no clue what intellect or intelligence is...usually indulge in name-calling or nasty jibes."
Pakistan's Censor Has a Thing or Two to Say About ‘Immoral’ Television
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority recently issued a "show-cause" notice to a TV channel regarding a drama series that portrays the issue of sexual abuse against children.
One Young Couple's Mission to Save Athletics in Pakistan
Their day job? Actuaries. But the rest of the time, Jawwad Farid and Fawzia Salahuddin turn into superheroes, helping young Pakistani athletes pursue their dreams.
The One-Woman Army Fighting Thalassemia in Pakistan
"Being a thalassemia major I know how life gets hard at times. Arranging blood, patying for multiple tests, x-rays, scans & then paying huge amount for iron chelation medicines."
Islamic Council's Endorsement of ‘Light’ Domestic Violence Doesn't Go Over Well With Pakistani Women
Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology is at the center of a national scandal, thanks to controversial legislation it's proposed that would legalize “light” domestic violence.