Fawad Hassan - Frodo is ready to shake up the music world with his take on Eastern classical music infused with contemporary Western this new year.
Lahore rarely offers the same experiences that seem so essential to rap music as opposed to Karachi. It's a vacuum and though there have been attempts to fill that vacuum, none so far have been successful. That's where Maanu and Rozeo are stepping in, redefining the way one can imagine the city through rap and hip-hop.
December 24th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; Meet Rani Khan, a transgender who gave up dancing and begging to become a reformer. She runs a seminary in Islamabad and claims that many in her community want to quit begging and dancing, but they have no other means to earn their livelihood
December 13, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Mehar Sattar returned home this September after spending over 4 years in jail including almost 2 in solitary confinement. Though his passion for helping the oppressed remains firm he still fears being dragged back to a cage.
November 21st, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Nisha Rao transwomen in her late 20s shot to fame when she became the first most successful practicing transgender lawyer in the country. We sat down with Nisha for a candid conversation about her experiences in the legal profession.
November 14th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; To mark a year since rights activist Idris Khattak's Enforced Disappearance Voicepk talks to his daughter Talia Khattak who details a rare meeting with her father last month.
November 5th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; The newly-elected president of SCBA, Latif Afridi strongly hints to actively participate in PDM rallies to ensure the supremacy of law in the country. He says that the process of elections becomes a joke if the mandate is not honoured.
Human rights activist and Pashtun Tahuffaz Movement (PTM) leader Gulalai Ismail and her father Prof Ismail have denied terrorism charges against them saying the charges were unfounded and fabricated.
October 1st, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; "-Imagine raising a child, giving him love, educating him only to have to bury his mutilated body in the prime of his youth. -I will never get Mashal back but if he gets justice then maybe this environment of impunity will end"- Mashal's father
September 29th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz & Haider Kaleem; LAHORE; Fazal Khan Advocate states "That he & several other parents are deeply unsatisfied with the report and that It seems as if the report was made somewhere else & the Judge merely rubber-stamped it"