I believe that understanding and addressing the issues of religious minorities is not just a matter of tolerance, but a fundamental test of a society’s commitment to pluralism and human rights.
journalist, researcher and writer
Asif Aqeel is a prominent journalist, journalist, researcher and writer, and vocal member of Pakistan's Pakistan's Christian community. His work area is “Marginality & Exclusion,” focusing on religious minorities.
Asif holds degrees in MSc Sociology Sociology and MA in Public Policy & Governance. His MA thesis was “Post-Partition Rural to Urban Mass Migration and Subsequent Illegal Settlements of Punjabi Christians and their Adoption of the Sweeping Occupation in Pakistan.”
Asif has worked with the Daily Times, Pakistan Today, Express 24/7, and several non-government organizations. He has written for Global Village Space, Dawn, The Friday Times, The News on Sunday, World Watch Monitor, and Christianity Today.