Asia Society Emergency Town Hall Meeting: Crisis in Pakistan

Asma Jahangir

NEW YORK, November 8, 2007 — Asia Society discussed the ongoing crisis with leading experts recently returned from Pakistan — Daniel Markey (CFR), Robert Templer (ICG), and Saeed Shafqat (CPPG), as well as with analysts and activists in Pakistan via teleconference — Asma Jahangir and Ayaz Amir. The event was held at Asia Society's headquarters in New York.

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Ayaz Amir, political analyst and columnist for Dawn newspaper (via teleconference)
Asma Jahangir, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and an Advocate in the Supreme Court of Pakistan (via teleconference)
Daniel Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations (via teleconference)
Saeed Shafqat, Professor and Director, Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG)
Robert Templer, Director of the Asia Program, International Crisis Group
Kiran Khalid, freelance broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker of We Are Not Free, about media censorship in Pakistan (moderator)