Stories about Pakistan from April, 2008
CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan interviews Mehreen Jabbar, a Pakistani filmmaker for her perspectives on Pakistan and thoughts on her film, based on a true story of a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father.
Pass the Roti on the Left Side reviews the internationally acclaimed Pakistani movie ‘Khuda Ke Liye‘ (For God's Sake), which was recently released in Indian Theaters.
The security frenzy in the city has Metroblogging Islamabad telling a story about how innocent walks and lunches are viewed with suspicion.
Five Rupees asks some questions about the deal just made with Mehsud's militants in Pakistan.
CHUP! on the food crisis in Pakistan – and one of the main reasons is the shortage of power.
All Things Pakistan on the delightful nomenclature of streets in Islamabad.
CHUP! on Pakistan’s envoy to Afghanistan, Tariq Azzizudin being held hostage by the Taliban.
The Pakistani Spectator on the food crisis which is no longer a “local” issue.
All Things Pakistan introduces a series on rare photographs by F.E Choudhry.
CHUP! on the new government in Pakistan lifting harsh restrictions on the media that were imposed by President Pervez Musharraf during his emergency rule in November 2007.
Lahore Metblogs on lawyers holding demonstrations and holding the President Musharraf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) responsible for the ‘anarchy’ in the country.
The Pakistani Spectator on the double standards of political parties after the elections.
Five Rupees on the reports of violence in Karachi in Pakistan.
All Things Pakistan on politics in the country taking a violent turn.
Lahore Nama points to the chaos in the city thanks to sheer mismanagement and lack of urban planning.
Elections were held in Pakistan with the promise of change, and Pakistani Spectator asks where all that change is.
All Things Pakistan laments the huge amount of food that is wasted during weddings.
Changing Up Pakistan! on the film diplomacy in the subcontinent between India and Pakistan.
Five Rupees has an interesting take on the nature of intra-state conflict management in India and Pakistan.
KO has a tongue-in-cheek post on the supposed humble beginnings of Pakistani politicians.
All Things Pakistan on the mayhem of suicide bombers, the government's supposed cluelessness and the role of media.