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· March, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from March, 2008

Pakistan: Women and Honour

Five Rupees on the case of a woman who is trying to escape being killed for her family's honour – bringing to light issues of women's status in a society...

Pakistan: A new accountability bureau

Changing up Pakistan analyses the newly elected Government's decision to set up a brand new Accountability Bureau.

Pakistan: Updating the Azaan

Five Rupees from Pakistan thinks that the traditional way of calling the faithful to pray – the Azaan is a bit outdated.

South Asia: Anti-Islam film

Voice of South on a controversial anti-Islam film made by a member of the Dutch parliament.

Pakistan: On Dictatorship

All Things Pakistan on the idea of democracies that don't quite live up to their promise, and the alternative – a dictatorship.

South Asia: On Tibet

Pickled Politics on the reactions of various countries on the issue of Tibet and China.

Pakistan: Change!

The Pakistan Policy Blog notes the hectic pace of developmets in Pakistan – a new Prime Minister and the reshuffling of Pakistan Army top Brass.

Pakistan: Mush and Clinton

Five Rupees draws parallels between the careers of Musharraf in Pakistan and Clinton in the US – and says it's time for them to bid their farewells.

Pakistan: To Delhi

Jahane Rumi writes a wonderful piece – reflecting on Delhi, its history and people.

South Asia: Talking about abuse

Out Against Abuse asks why discussing the issue of domestic violence is so taboo, especially in the South Asian community.

Pakistan: Cementing Democracy

Pak Tea House on why democracy isn't assured by just an election, but takes strong institutions and a lot of time.

Singapore: Pakistani Roads

The blogger at Meditation Chamber shares his views on driving in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Where's the Prime Minister?

Despite a round of elections, Pakistan still doesn't seem to have found a Prime Minister. More at All Things Pakistan.

Pakistan: What's to celebrate?

Pak Tea House comments on the situation of women in Pakistan, and asks if there's anything to celebrate on Women's Day.

Pakistan: On being attacked

As civilians are attacked in Pakistan by various terrorists, The Pakistani Spectator asks why citizens are attacked for no fault of their own.

Pakistan: Terrorism and Lahore

Pakistan Paindabad on the blasts in Lahore – resulting in more attacks on civilians in the country.

Pakistan: Islam and the Media

Jahane Rumi on the lack of unbiased perspectives on Islam in the media.

Pakistan: Politics and Alliances

The Pakistani Spectator on political parties and alliances – and “a recipe for civil war”.

Pakistan: Blasts in Lahore

Violence strikes Lahore again – more on Metroblogging Lahore.

Pakistan: Women, religion and rights

Metroblogging Lahore writes on Women's Day in Pakistan and a very insightful comment on the post explores religion and women's rights.

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