Latest posts by Sana Saleem
Comparing how Pakistan is covered in media outlets within the country, the United States, and Global Voices.
"Many friends have also confided tht seeing me go thru all wht i've had to has made thm self censor even more. Climate of fear persists"
The story of how a photo of a horrific accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago took on a life of its own. WARNING: Contains violent images.
"Disgusting ad....giving concept that a man should be proud among his friends on beating his wife"
"Am concerned, possibly convinced, more than 24hrs after the travel ban was imposed that govt is planning to take further, uglier actions."
"This is us taking back our own bodies, and owning our own skins. We are enough. I am enough."
"The number of junior lawyers, who are the sole bread winners of their homes and who are now unemployed runs into hundreds. Most of those who died were first-generation educated"
"We know our rights and we are standing up to claim them.its just the beginning. We are a movement, we are pink warriors. There is no going back. "
"A man who fought to eradicate the menace of forced disappearances became a victim of the very crime."
"Rest in peace Qandeel. Thank you for showing us the filth we are wallowing in."
'"Not in our name," they said. Each one of the speakers committed to not let this incident be used to further target Muslims in America and around the world.'
"[Hamdullah] called me a whore and said, "I will take off your trousers and your mother's!"
"The weakest of the weak; the ones who have no clue what intellect or intelligence is...usually indulge in name-calling or nasty jibes."
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.
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.
"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.
Where Is Zeenat Shahzadi? Missing Journalist Is Suspected Victim of Pakistan's Enforced Disappearances
"It is getting to the point when anyone of us can disappear for seeking or speaking the truth..."
In a move that's being called both “unprecedented and bold,” the most powerful man in Pakistan has dismissed half a dozen army officers over allegations of corruption.
"Stop using anti-terror policies to quash the voices of peaceful and unarmed peasant protesters #PeasantsNotTerrorists #FreeOkara5"