Fatima Anwar

Anwar Fatima

Fatima Anwar is a Lahore based researcher, scriptwriter, and lawyer. She has conducted extensive research on blasphemy, hate speech, and extrajudicial violence in Pakistan. She has worked on two Pakistani animated shorts that contend with the intersection of religious fascism and tech. She is currently Editor in Chief of Hashiya, a Pakistani critical histories channel with a focus on colonialism, violent histories, and intergenerational trauma. Her work centers the possibilities of alternative indigenous rights discourse in postcolonial states. She will be the 2021-22 Human Rights Fellow at Columbia Law.