July 09, 2019
Speak No Evil: Blasphemy Law & the Supreme Court in Pakistan
Join HLS Advocates to welcome a panel consisting of journalist and activist Beena Sarwar, Former HRP Visiting Fellow Yasser Latif Hamdani, and LL.M. ’19 student Orubah Sattar as they discuss Pakistan’s history with and struggle against its blasphemy law and those that support it. The discussion will revolve around the Pakistan Supreme Court’s recently lauded decision to overturn the death sentence of a woman convicted under the law in 2010.
Co-sponsored by the Program on Law & Society in the Muslim World and the Human Rights Program. Lunch will be served.