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Posts tagged "Pakistan"

And She’s Not Sorry.


By Sijal Rehmane We’ve already spoken about Malala Yousafzai on this blog. We’ve also been vocal about how we feel regarding Madonna’s very special tribute to her at an L.A. concert which took place the very next day. However, the time has now come to have a more serious talk about Madonna’s actions and what… Read More »

Malala Yousafzai: Targeted for Advocating Education for Girls


By Sijal Rehmane Malala Yousafzai is the extremely brave 14 –year-old activist of Swat Valley in North-Western Pakistan, who has been rallying for girls’ education since she was 11 years old. Her blog on BBC Urdu, titled Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl, chronicled her experiences as the Taliban shut down several girls’ schools— including the… Read More »

Pakistani Film “Lamha” Turns Heads


By: Sufia Imam Pakistani film Lamha (Seedlings) proudly took home two awards last Friday night at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCFF.)  Lamha won the People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Film and Aamina Sheikh won the award for Best Actress Leading Role. These awards were celebrated at the late night gala that… Read More »