Today marks the fourth death anniversary of T2F director Sabeen Mahmud. Mahmud was shot dead on April 24, 2015 after heading out of a session on Balochistan she hosted at her venue. The session was ...
Today, on her death anniversary, Sabeen cannot be mourned, for she was all about strength and celebration. All that she stood for – excellence, passion, courage and inclusion – must be ...
PeaceNiche | The Second Floor (T2F), a space for intellectual and cultural creativity set up by the late Sabeen Mahmud, will be awarded the Prince Claus Award , an annual feature that recognises ...
KARACHI, PAKISTAN — Concerned about the violence in her nation, activist Sabeen Mahmud created a public space for gatherings and peaceful dialogue. Despite her violent death eight years later, her ...
The killing by the assassins at Karachi of a democrat, liberal and secular activist Sabeen Mahmud, a dear friend, is a great loss to the fraternity which is fighting state terrorism, totalitarianism ...
In April 2015, Aziz killed Sabeen Mahmud, the founder of The Second Floor (T2F), a space dedicated to progressive and liberal discourse in Karachi. Aziz claimed to have been angered by Mahmud’s ...
WASHINGTON — The appalling murder in Karachi last week of Sabeen Mahmud is a stark reminder of challenges that human rights defenders face in Pakistan. Ms. Mahmud, 39, had devoted her life to creating ...
Last Friday evening in Karachi, Sabeen Mahmud, a forty-year-old Pakistani activist with close-cropped hair, a loud belly laugh, and an interest in human rights, held court at the café she owned. ...
Sabeen Mahmud was a passionate supporter of free speech. She ran a space in a Karachi cafe for people to talk freely about politics, society and human rights - but six weeks ago, in the latest of a ...
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Moreover, Sabeen Mahmood, the director of the Second Floor (T2F), was murdered in cold blood in Karachi in 2015. And the list goes on and on. The issue of enforced disappearances is not a novel ...
Days before, the brightest light in Karachi had been extinguished forever. That light, to me, was Sabeen Mahmud, whom I met in the 1990s, after I returned from studies in the United States. I became ...
The fourth death anniversary of Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent peace activist and director of The Second Floor (T2F) was observed across the country by members of the civil society and activist community.