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In Between Images Of The Peshawar Attack, A Thought About Pakistan’s Army Public Schools

My two-year old daughter looks at me and says, “What happened, Mama?” I can’t get the images of the blood-stained green-and-yellow striped neckties and white uniforms out my mind. I hope she doesn’t see them in my eyes....
by Sahar Habib Ghazi
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Nobel Peace Prize Winners for 2014

And The Nobel Peace Prize Goes To…

The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Pakistani teenager and girls’ rights advocate, Malala Yousafzai, alongside Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. As most of us already know, Malala Yousa...
by Jamal Russell Black
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Tear Gas And Rubber Bullets Fired On Pakistani Protestors

Imran Khan was once famous for his sports career as a cricketer, however many are now familiar with his work as a Pakistani Politician. Belonging to the party ‘Tehreek-e-Insaf’ which translates to ‘movement f...
by Nuzhat Fatima
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International Political Forum

This Woman Marched Thousands Of Kilometers Across Pakistan For Her Brother And Balochistan’s Missing People

Disappearances are not uncommon in Balochistan, where Baloch nationalists are fighting an armed resistance against the Pakistani state. Yet, the tale of “missing people” in Pakistan’s largest province remains one of th...
by Jahanzeb Hussain
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International Political Forum

After An Indian Minister Says ‘Sometimes Rape Is Right’, #MenAgainstRape Stand Up In Pakistan

Is it easier to condemn rape when it happens elsewhere? How about when it happens right across the border? The #MenAgainstRape hashtag started trending again, this time in Pakistan, reportedly after Babulal Gaur, an Indian ...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

Taliban Say Brazen Karachi Airport Attack That Killed 24 People Was ‘Revenge’

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan have claimed responsibility for the brazen attack on Pakistan’s busiest airport Jinnah International. The 6-hour siege left 24 people dead, 10 of whom were militants. Just before 5 am, ...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

Balochistan Marches For School Safety As Panjgur Braves Boko Haram-type Threats

A tide of protests have swept Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan after threats from shadowy militants forced dozens of private schools in Panjgur, a district in the province, to close their schools. The warning of ...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

Cricket – A Uniting Force Among Pakistanis

Over the past decade Pakistan has gone through a period of turmoil, both in terms of politics and economy. We have seen floods cause massive losses, we have seen the stock market crash, we have seen rising inflation, we have wi...
by Sohaib Rubnawaz
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International Political Forum

“Education Is The Only Way”, Malala’s Father Says

When 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, the world was stunned by her bravery and wisdom. Nicola Slawson speaks to Malala’s father, Ziauddin, about education, equality ...
by Global Voices
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