Audio-visual reportages, Legal Research and Writing
from The Institute for Paralegal Studies, American
University of Paris (1990)
A film by Aslam Ansari and Saira Mir
film is about child labour in Pakistan, based on the true story of a 12
year-old child activist, Iqbal Masih, who had been protesting internationally
against child labour. The Reebok Foundation of Boston gave him the "Youth
in Action" award in December 1994, and then he was gunned-down in
his native village, Muridkey, near Lahore, on 16th April, 1995.
by Saira Mir/ Aslam Ansari/ Khan Malik
Written by Aslam Ansari
Cast: Asad Manto, Maria Wasti, Mehmood Aslam, Umar Zaman and Enver Sajjad
Yawar Ali as Iqbal Masih
Directed by Aslam Ansari and Saira Mir
He led an international movement against child labour.
He was assassinated in his native village near Lahore on 16th April