Latest posts by Anushe Noor
Amidst the #MeToo movement, Pakistani showbiz has been caught up in a hurl with accusations of sexual misconduct, domestic violence and much more.
#QanoonSabKayLiye campaign is a series of Facebook and Twitter posts that explain the rights and obligations of the citizens under the Constitution of Pakistan.
After countrywide violent protests by Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, petitions and campaigns are launched against the religious political party.
The appointment of Ahmadi Muslim economist Dr. Atif Mian to a government Council sparked a social media smear campaign, and right-wing religious parties threatened nationwide protests.
"It’s time to start monitoring our government, discuss where they went wrong as well as appreciate what they did right. It helps us think logically about the new government’s performance..."
Election speeches have been banned with the objective of preventing broadcast media from airing "derogatory" and "defamatory" content.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter set to return to Pakistan to appeal corruption convictions
"This judgment is a major development in the war against corruption, and every corrupt must be brought to the book who has robbed the country."
Sabika Sheikh, the Pakistani student slain in US school shooting, had wanted to bridge the two countries
"...she said...'I want to learn the American culture and I want America to learn the Pakistan culture and I want us to come together and unite,'" her host mother recalled.
"We demand that the Chief of Army Staff...must come to Quetta dressed as a civilian and listen to the cries of the 3,000 widows and 10,000 orphans"
"There was complete media blackout. But journalists were there [to] tell the story [through] social media. Self censorship sign of oppression"
"We wish to encourage each other to participate in this collective movement to assert our right to navigate public spaces on our own terms."
"There is a lot of anger that is finally releasing and this march was a way to direct that anger somewhere for something powerful and beautiful."
#MehfoozBachpan: Pakistani Activists Demand Policy to Safeguard Children from Sexual Abuse in 2018 Elections
"Protected childhood is a collective dream, each of us is responsible for our children...We will vote for protected childhood in next election."
"One death sentence and five life sentences for a lynching that was filmed? Surely there were more than six people involved."
On December 17, 2017, the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, in Quetta, Pakistan was attacked, leaving nine dead and more than 50 injured.
Last week, Digital Rights Foundation, a not-for-profit working on digital rights in Pakistan, launched the “Network for Journalists for Digital Rights.” The network seeks to help journalists keep safe while working online by providing them with resources and training. The network is seeking news members in order to ensure that reporters across...
Human rights activist Raza Mehmood Khan, who was working to build peace between Pakistan and India, went missing after he was last spotted at an event in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
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.
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.
Earlier this month, the students of University of Sargodha, Lahore Campus, were shocked to receive a bizarre notice from the school's administration: no more hanky panky.
"Listening to someone from another part of the world talk about her experiences and most valued thoughts is incredibly awe-inducing," says 19-year-old co-founder Asad Jamal Malik from Pakistan.