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· April, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from April, 2008

Pakistan: A Filmmaker’s Perspective

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...

India, Pakistan: Review of ‘Khuda Ke Liye’

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.

Pakistan: All about security

The security frenzy in the city has Metroblogging Islamabad telling a story about how innocent walks and lunches are viewed with suspicion.

Pakistan: A deal with militants

Five Rupees asks some questions about the deal just made with Mehsud's militants in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Food crisis and electricity

CHUP! on the food crisis in Pakistan – and one of the main reasons is the shortage of power.

Pakistan: A street's name

All Things Pakistan on the delightful nomenclature of streets in Islamabad.

Pakistan: Held by the Taliban

CHUP! on Pakistan’s envoy to Afghanistan, Tariq Azzizudin being held hostage by the Taliban.

Pakistan: Food crisis

The Pakistani Spectator on the food crisis which is no longer a “local” issue.

Pakistan: Through Choudhry's Lens

All Things Pakistan introduces a series on rare photographs by F.E Choudhry.

Pakistan: Media and restrictions

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.

Pakistan: Lawyers and Demonstrations

Lahore Metblogs on lawyers holding demonstrations and holding the President Musharraf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) responsible for the ‘anarchy’ in the country.

Pakistan: Double standards

The Pakistani Spectator on the double standards of political parties after the elections.

Pakistan: Violence in Karachi

Five Rupees on the reports of violence in Karachi in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Politics and Violence

All Things Pakistan on politics in the country taking a violent turn.

Pakistan: Chaos in Lahore

Lahore Nama points to the chaos in the city thanks to sheer mismanagement and lack of urban planning.

Pakistan: Where is the change?

Elections were held in Pakistan with the promise of change, and Pakistani Spectator asks where all that change is.

Pakistan: Wasting food at weddings

All Things Pakistan laments the huge amount of food that is wasted during weddings.

Pakistan: Films and Diplomacy

Changing Up Pakistan! on the film diplomacy in the subcontinent between India and Pakistan.

India, Pakistan: Conflict within

Five Rupees has an interesting take on the nature of intra-state conflict management in India and Pakistan.

Pakistan: Humble beginnings

KO has a tongue-in-cheek post on the supposed humble beginnings of Pakistani politicians.

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