The West intensifies efforts to free up more ‘blasphemers’. Screams a headline in bold red on top of one of the colored pages of national daily, Ummat. Right next to it, an old photo of Aasia Bibi is displayed on...
Social media users weren’t pleased to find Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi sharing stage with Muhammad Ahmad Ludhianvi, head of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ) – a political front for the banned sectarian outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP), days...
OFCOM – the media and communication regulator of the United Kingdom (UK) has fined Channel 44, a UK based Urdu news and current affairs channel for airing hate speech and unfounded allegations against the Ahmadiyya community. The media regulator said...
This video by Media Gardi looks into how hate speech against religious minorities and powerless segments of the society is usually considered a non-issue in Pakistan. The frequent demonization of political rivals and religious minorities through media has desensitized...
In this video, Team Media Gardi pays a heartfelt tribute to Mashal Khan on his second death anniversary. He was lynched by a mob at Abdul Wali Khan University on April 13, 2017 over false accusations of blasphemy.
‘Daily Ummat’ – an Urdu national newspaper has claimed that the banned sectarian organization, Sipah-e-Muhammad was behind the 22nd March attempt on the life of top religious cleric, Mufti Taqi Usmani, which he miraculously survived. Three other people, including...
Iqbal Khan Lala – Father of Mashal Khan spoke to team Media Gardi on 27th Birthday of his son, who was killed by a violent mob at Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan over false allegations of blasphemy. Here, he...
On 27th March 2019, Mashal Khan would have turned 27. But his family lost him to a senseless social media propaganda campaign on accusations of Blasphemy. On 27th March 2019, Mashal Khan would have turned 27. But his family lost...
In an interview on Dunya News on March 20th, Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed declared that if the Imam of one’s sect can declare jihad, and the state’s decision cannot always be trusted. Anchor Kamran Shahid repeatedly pressed...
Orya Maqbool Jan’s penchant for inviting criticism over violations of religio-cultural sensitivities in TV shows and newspaper articles is quite well-known. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) recently suspended Orya Maqbool’s Neo News TV show ‘Harf-e-Raaz’ for a month...

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