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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
Kashmir’s ever-present torture chambers
Umar Lateef Misgar
reports on an alleged victim of the policing crackdown in Kashmir: a school teacher who was found tortured to death.
A non-violent movement is gaining ground in Pakistan
The army is quashing a peaceful liberation movement in Pakistan,
In Pakistan, a women’s march comes with a price
Following a national women’s march across Pakistan,
examines the blow-back from men and the political actors still blocking feminist organizing.
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
‘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.
Why Pakistan's Taliban win as they lose
Pakistan's army offensive has wrongfooted the Taliban. But the larger war of ideas has yet to be won. *Pervez Hoodbhoy* explains.
Kashmir’s Kan-i-jung: Cry for Freedom
In the strife-torn valley of India-controlled Kashmir, the decades-long conflict continues to take its toll, especially on its young. Dilnaz Boga has met some of them.
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