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SHERRY REHMAN CALLS ON PRESIDENT ZARDARI


ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday congratulated the ambassador-designate to the United States Sherry Rehman for her news assignment and asked her to concentrate on further enhancing

SHERRY REHMAN APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO UNITED STATES


Associated Press of Pakistan, November 23, 2011 Sherry Rehman appointed ambassador to United States ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has appointed former information minister Sherry Rehman as new ambassador to the Untied States of America, the PM House said Wednesday. Ms Rehman, member of National Assembly will replace former ambassador

PROFILE: A RELENTLESS FIGHTER


DAWN, NOVEMBER 20, 2011 Profile: A relentless fighter By Hilda Saeed Pakistan’s complexities, political, social, religious and economic, are only too well known. Sherry Rehman, eminent PPP politician, is well aware that despite democracy, Pakistan’s a disturbing socio-political landscape. The country’s social fabric appears to be crumbling, brutalised and dehumanised, essentially unable to progress. Yet

MY FAVORITE MISTAKE


Newsweek My Favorite Mistake Sherry Rehman on the time she forgot about school. By Sherry Rehman | From the Oct. 21‚ 2011‚ issue. Our work defines who we are, and I would be lost without an all-consuming job. I don’t dwell on regrets because each experience is a learning opportunity, but I do remember one

CHAIRPERSON PAKISTAN RED CRESCENT SOCIETY


Sherry assumes charge of PRCS chairperson Staff Report Daily Times, October 11, 2011 ISLAMABAD: Former Information Minister and Member National Assembly (MNA) Sherry Rehman has assumed the charge of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Chairperson. President Asif Ali Zardari, who is also PRCS President, has appointed Sherry Rehman as chairperson for a period of three

Running towards fire in a land where words draw heat


The Sydney Morning Herald September 8, 2011 Paul McGeough, Islamabad TO CAMP at the crossroads of courage and recklessness is to live dangerously. To stay put after two stalwart allies have been murdered requires the nerves of steel that are immediately apparent on meeting Sherry Rehman. She is a woman who knows something about pressure

Reforming laws that misuse Islam not anti-religion


HINDUSTAN TIMES APRIL 15, 2011 ‘Reforming laws that misuse Islam not anti-religion’ Yashwant Raj, Hindustan Times Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman is high up on the list of al Qaeda targets because of a bill she introduced in 2010 making the punishment for blasphemy lighter than it is currently — 10 years in jail

The Christian Science Monitor


The Christian Science Monitor January 28, 2011 Could there be a liberal resurgence in Pakistan? Lawmaker Sherry Rehman says she’s working on it. A liberal resurgence in Pakistan may not be as unlikely as it might seem, according to Sherry Rehman, a progressive parliamentarian who is attempting to amend the country’s blasphemy laws. By Issam