The US State Dept released a statement on Twitter, saying they were concerned by reports of continued harassment.
Gulalai had shared the news of her father’s detention on Thursday, in which she criticised mainstream Pakistani media for remaining silent on her father’s alleged abduction from outside of the Peshawar High Court.
According to Ismail, her father had been picked up from outside the Peshawar High Court by “men wearing Malitia dress”.
Gulalai escaped Pakistani authorities in August by reaching the USA, where she had applied for political asylum.
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