We met the Pakistani women who dare to fight for free speech. One of them was Sabeen Mahmud, a woman who created a countercultural haven for thinkers in Karachi and, in April, paid for it with her life.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Syrian rebels turn two towns over to ISIS, and UK politicians release a scathing report on female genital mutilation.
Chaudhry Aslam, considered by many to be Pakistan's fiercest enemy of the Taliban and other extremists, was killed Thursday when a car carrying explosives slammed into his convoy. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
Altaf Hussain—leader of the Muttahida Quami Movement, a mainstream political party in Pakistan—has held a tight grip on nearly four million Mojahirs supporters through militant propaganda and incendiary speeches that he's been delivering remotely for more…
In a country where consensual sex outside of marriage is illegal—even if 80 percent of Pakistan's general stores sell condoms and 12 percent of married couples used it as their primary contraception—they aren't necessarily easy to purchase.