Why Pakistanis must speak up against blasphemy laws By Farahnaz Ispahani

Asia Bibi’s case illustrates how blasphemy laws are used to persecute the weakest of the weak among the country's religious minorities. After a long and tortured eight years, Asia Noreen Bibi — a poor agricultural worker, who has been sitting…

‘Imran Khan’s desire to improve relations with Iran is good for regional stability’ Farahnaz Ispahani

TEHRAN - Pakistan has just given mandate to Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) to form the new government, albeit with the help of other smaller parties. Despite controversies surrounding the election outcome, Imran Khan is all set to…

Time of India-The Interviews Blog : ‘Imran Khan sounded statesmanlike regarding better ties with India … but he has often gone back on statements’ tells Farahnaz Ispahani

Farahnaz Ispahani is Global Fellow at Washington’s Wilson Centre, former member of Pakistani parliament (from Pakistan People’s Party) and former media adviser to the Pakistani president. She spoke to Rohit E David on Imran Khan being set to become the new prime minister…