Opinion

Asma Jahangir: bidding farewell to a feminist icon

Pakistan's iconic human rights defender may be gone, but her legacy will live in each and every one of us.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

Pakistan

Pakistan seizes charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was recently released from house arrest.

Pakistan seizes charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

Asia

Thousands pay respects to Pakistan's 'human rights giant'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to Pakistani right activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest, praising her courage in campaigns for justice and equality for all.

Kashmir

India warns Pakistan after deadly attack on army camp

Defence minister says Pakistan to 'pay for misadventure' after loss of six Indian soldiers in attack on Jammu army camp.

India's Sitharaman warns Pakistan after Jammu attack

Pakistan

Leading Pakistani human rights activist dead at 66

Outspoken human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies after suffering cardiac arrest.

Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies

Reporter's Notebook

Blasphemy and the verdict over student's lynching

Grieving family of lynched student says they are determined to keep fighting for justice.

Pakistan: Blasphemy and the Mashal Khan verdict

Pakistan

No love in Pakistan for Valentine's Day broadcasts

Complying with court order, media regulator announces ban on any television or radio programming related to celebration.

No love in Pakistan for Valentine's Day broadcasts

Pakistan

Pakistan: 31 convicted over student lynching

The lynching of a university student in Mardan, Pakistan, has prompted an examination of blasphemy cases and alleged police tolerance of vigilantism.

Pakistan

Man sentenced to death over Pakistan blasphemy lynching

Thirty others imprisoned for the murder of young student wrongfully accused of committing blasphemy last year.

Man sentenced to death over Mashal Khan lynching

Pakistan

South Waziristan's youth seek justice for Mehsud

Group of young activists in Pakistan's north fight for tribal rights and pursue case of police killing.

Pakistan's youth seek justice for Naqeebullah  Mehsud

Pakistan

The deadly landmines of South Waziristan

Displaced for years, South Waziristan locals say areas military deemed 'safe' are still littered with mines and IEDs.

Landmines killing people in Pakistan's South Waziristan

Kashmir

Kashmir: Four Indian soldiers killed in latest shelling

Border situation 'tense' after four soldiers die and one is wounded in Rajouri sector in the Jammu region.

Kashmir: Four Indian soldiers killed in latest shelling

Asia

Taliban suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldiers in Swat

Taliban claim attack at a military camp in Swat Valley, leaving at least 11 soldiers killed and 13 others wounded.

Taliban suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldiers in Swat

Kashmir

Kashmiri families mourn civilians killed by army

Indian forces accused of indiscriminately firing at protesters, killing at least five in the small village of Ganawpora.

Kashmir families mourn civilians killed by India's army

Afghanistan

US 'invested in a failed strategy' in Afghanistan

As US vows to fight the Taliban, experts and former diplomats say the US-led forces caught in a protracted conflict.

US 'invested in a failed strategy' in Afghanistan