Asma Jahangir (1952-2018): Pakistan’s Lion-Hearted Human Rights Champion by Farahnaz Ispahani

When Asma Jahangir died in Lahore on February 11, Pakistan and the international human rights community lost a great champion of justice and freedom. Asma stood for and by the side of Pakistan's religious minorities as no one had ever…

Asma Jahangir – The voice of Pakistan’s voiceless by Farahnaz Ispahani & Husain Haqqani

Asma Jahangir will be remembered for her conviction and courage  Asma Jahangir will be remembered as a fearless advocate for the rule of law and human rights. She challenged the notion that religion or national security were sufficient grounds to…

The flight and fight of political exiles

  Three South Asian leaders unpack their experience of living in distant lands with the constant urge to return The difference between migrants and exiles is that exiles don’t unpack their bags, said Mohamed Nasheed, the former President of the…