Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has launched Pakistan’s first digital platform for minorities. Called the White in the Flag, the platform takes the form of an interactive website which aims to highlight issues surrounding the minorities living in Pakistan. It attempts to create a discourse around their experiences through documenting their history, present and future in various forms stated a press release.
With the White in the Flag, Obaid-Chinoy also aims to provide a major tool to students, activists and legislators when confronting issues of minority groups.
The website has an entire section dedicated to the narratives of minorities, featuring films and podcasts such as Representations of Minorities in the Media: Ahmadis, Representations of Minorities in the Media: The Mandir, the Defender, Minorities and Social Pariahism, Minorities and Section 295-C, The Story of Abdul Sattar Edhi and Kulsoom Hazara, the Karate Wonder.
Source: Express Tribune