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 was the founding Editor in Chief of Hashiya, a Pakistani critical histories channel with a focus on colonialism, violent histories, and intergenerational trauma. She is currently the 2021-22 Human Rights Fellow at Columbia Law.