Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
Gulalai Ismail has been targeted by Pakistani security services, accused of a litany of crimes including sedition, financing terrorism and defaming state institutions.
Politicians have urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, to lift a travel ban on a woman who peacefully opposes the Taliban and tries to prevent young people being recruited for jihad.
A prominent human rights activist from Pakistan has criticised the UK Government’s counter terrorism strategy during a visit to Scotland.
The security situation in some parts of Pakistan is desperate. Meet the people who live with the threat and the consequences of terrorism on a daily basis.