South Asia Correspondentrimal.firstname.lastname@example.org
Kashmiri-Chinioti journalist reporting from Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad. I cover crime, human rights, gender, and sexuality.
“The nurses and attendants made jokes about the way my labia looked and the number of sexual partners I must have had.”
A third of Pakistan is underwater from floods brought on by record rainfall and melting glaciers.
A minister called the floods, which have killed more than 900 people, a “climate-induced humanitarian disaster of epic proportions.”
Although its $1.4 billion tourism industry covets the rainbow dollar, LGBTQ freedom is limited to tourists.
The police complaint against Khan argued that his speech was meant to “terrorise” top police officials and the judiciary.
The case has caused an uproar and calls for justice in a country where the rich often don’t face consequences for criminal abuse.
Folded ornate clothes represented the couple in the ceremony.
“The interrogation reports have left us shocked as these minors seem to have become experts in making a low-intensity bomb in minutes.”
Scammers are increasingly taking advantage of the secrecy and vulnerability of India’s queer community through online apps.
In Pakistan, some impoverished parents are driven to send their children to work in the homes of the rich in exchange for paltry sums.
“It might seem odd to gay people who have the option of coming out, but for us it is survival and I will not be apologetic for it.”
Unprecedented levels of rainfall have devastated northeastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh.