Author: Fauzia Ilyas

Long Live Aurat March!

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th every year. This day is aimed to help eliminate discrimination against women and help women participate equally in global development. However, there are some countries, and some groups with specific intentions and goals, that stand against this movement—more precisely in the Islamic countries.  Unfortunately, Pakistan is one of them. In Pakista...

Another Victim of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law

The Additional Session Court of Multan, Pakistan ruled against Junaid Hafeez yesterday and sentenced him to death. Junaid Hafeez, is a Pakistani university lecturer accused of Blasphemy. Junaid was arrested in 2013 and has been detained in solitary confinement for nearly seven years now. In 2012 Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) advertised a vacancy in its English Department. Junaid applied for ...