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After the floods, Pakistan needs reparations, not charity
Cancel the debt, or let the Bretton Woods group profit from climate disaster, writes
Cartoon history: Asma Jahangir
sketches the uplifting life-story of an inspirational legal defender of the rights of women and religious minorities in Pakistan.
A brutal blasphemy verdict
Another prisoner of conscience falls victim to Pakistan's draconian blasphemy laws.
Radical readings on Kashmir
As Kashmir enters the 64th day of a communications blackout,
recommends a reading list on the 71-year conflict.
The Pakistani lawyer putting his life on the line
Despite mass protests against his work and credible threats to his life, Saif ul-Malook keeps going. He speaks to
A non-violent movement is gaining ground in Pakistan
The army is quashing a peaceful liberation movement in Pakistan,
Pakistan: censorship by stealth
Media independence in Pakistan is suffering, with the authorities using creative ways to silence journalists.
Victory then defeat for Pakistan’s persecuted
Aasia Bibi has just been acquitted for blasphemy charges. But Imran Khan’s government has now curtailed her human rights.
asks, ‘Where is the outrage?’
Who is Imran Khan?
For our rising new world leader segment,
profiles the Oxford-educated former playboy cricketer, and now, Prime Minister of Pakistan
What drives young men to embrace religious extremism in Pakistan?
, one of South Asia’s leading nuclear physicists, talks to Andy Heintz about why the word ‘liberal’ is so unpopular in Pakistan.
‘Women’s contributions to peace are essential’
Years of threats from the Taliban only strengthened this young female activist’s resolve to bring peace to Pakistan
Domestic violence: how victims are left on their own in Pakistan
The lack of laws is leading to a scary rise in domestic violence in some of Pakistan's provinces, writes
Transgender people in Pakistan: a first and last birthday party
Inside a transgender ‘birthday’ party in Pakistan, a rare chance for the community to celebrate a friend's life.
Pakistani Christians living in fear
Pakistani Christians who are charged under the country’s blasphemy laws are living in hiding,
Take your pick
on the various fundamentalisms on offer in Pakistan.
Death by spider: deforestation in Pakistan
A strange phenomenon is worsening an already dire situation for the country’s trees, says
Syed Hamad Ali
The Pakistani Left is re-grouping
The Pakistani Left has a history to be proud of and is regrouping to fight in new battles, as Qualandar Bux Memon and Ali Mohsni report.
Pakistan on the edge of hope
Despite its turbulent past, Ziauddin Sardar finds reasons for optimism in Pakistan's future.
Pakistan’s students push for democracy
The recent introduction of martial law in Pakistan has helped to end a three-decade drought on student activism in the country. Amber Vora reports.
*Ayesha Ijaz Khan* explains Pakistan's precarious position.
Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency, the ISI, finds out what it is like to be in the firing line.
*Perhaps the most famous anecdote in Pakistan is this: while most countries have an army*, in Pakistan the army h
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Let them hang me
Journalist Zafaryab Ahmed has been charged with treason and conspiracy in Pakistan because
Lolita's Not To Blame
issue 240 - February 1993