Ammara Ahmad

Ammara Ahmad is a journalist based in Lahore and tweets @ammarawrites. Her work can be found on

Articles By Ammara Ahmad

#JusticeForZainab: Will the uproar translate into lasting social change in Pakistan?

Child pornography was made illegal for the first time and became punishable, along with child trafficking within Pakistan.

Pakistan’s Katas Raj temples fall into neglect again, after 2005 Advani visit

If Pakistan ends up losing this thread of history, it will be a spiritual, ecological and aesthetic tragedy, among other things. 

Growing up in Pakistan with Shashi Kapoor

The more relaxed and fun-loving Shashi Kapoor bore a strong resemblance to my father, while my hyper-aggressive uncle was much more like Amitabh Bachchan.