Global Politics

Dating and Morality in Pakistan in Wake of TV Host Maya Khan's Firing

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Maya Khan (Photo: Samaa TV)

A TV show is also making headlines in Pakistan.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

The show's anchor was fired for producing a program in which she raided a public park in Karachi, hounding young dating couples and questioning their morality.

Asra Nomani teaches journalism at Georgetown University.

And she's the author of Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam.

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