PTM Gulalai Ismail arrested in Peshawar
*ISLAMABAD - PTM’s Gulalai Ismail was arrested by the Koral police in Peshawar on Monday.*
Two cases have been registered against her in Islamabad under the anti-terrorism act for delivering ‘anti-state’ speeches.
Gulalai, a Pashtun and women’s rights activist, was in 2017 awarded the ‘Reach all Women in War’ Anna Politovskaya Award.
She co-founded a non-governmental organisation, Aware Girls, with sister Saba Ismail in 2002. The organisation aims to strengthen the leadership skills of young people, especially women and girls, enabling them to act as agents of change for women empowerment and peace building.