“Saving Face”, directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Daniel Junge, is a film about acid violence on women in tribal Pakistan.
The news that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won Pakistan’s first Oscar is a bittersweet victory.
In October of 2009, Ashley Wolford found herself reciting the shahada - the Islamic declaration of faith. Three years later, she still has a hard time articulating what brought her there.
A group campaigning for the right of Saudi women to drive sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asking why she hasn’t expressed support for those who defied a ban on driving last week.
Remember that iconic photo of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the White House Situation Room watching the raid in Pakistan which killed Osama bin Laden?