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· May, 2008

Stories about Pakistan from May, 2008

Pakistan: Nuclear tests

Lahore Nama on the 10th anniversary of Pakistan's nuclear tests.

Pakistan: A decade after

Islamabad Metblogs on a decade after Pakistan‘s nuclear tests.

Pakistan, India: Music in Kashmir

CHUP! on a Pakistani band, Junoon that recently performed in Kashmir in India.

India, Pakistan: Music and Conflict

La Dolce Vita on a Pakistani band playing in Kashmir, India and how the whole show of peace and calm in the conflict-ridden region appears to be a farce.

Pakistan: Food and the Government

Whisk on the disconnect in Pakistan between the looming food crisis and the actions of the government.

Pakistan: On Security

Changing Up Pakistan! interviews an expert from Rand Corporation to get some insight on the security situation.

Pakistan: Inside a Govt Office

KO has a vivid description of a government office in Pakistan, reflecting on how very little gets done inside one of the offices.

Pakistan: A green Pakistan?

The Pakistani Spectator on the indifference towards environmental issues in the country.

Pakistan: Silent tsunami

All Things Pakistan on the alarming rise in food prices, called the “silent tsunami”.

Pakistan: Resistance poetry

Himal Magazine on the rich tradition of dissident literature in Pakistan.

Videos: Creativity in facing the water crisis

With two very recent natural disasters in mind: the cyclone in Myanmar and the Earthquake in Sichuan, China, the topic of getting pure and drinkable water to needy populations has...

Pakistan: Vigilante justice

All Things Pakistan on the trend of vigilante justice in the country – with its horrible consequences.

Pakistan: Gender segregation and health

Five Rupees on how unhealthy extreme gender-segregation can be.

Pakistan, India: Voices of the oppressed

Jahane Rumi from Pakistan on the literature of the oppressed in India.

Pakistan: Quitting the Cabinet

The political situation in Pakistan takes a turn for the unpredictable. CHUP! on a member party of the coalition government quitting the cabinet.

South Asia: Burma, the junta and a crisis

In a post titled “Hell in the time of Junta”, Sepia Mutiny writes about the humanitarian crisis in Burma.

Pakistan: Domestic violence

All Things Pakistan explores the issue of domestic violence in the country.

Pakistan: Domestic violence

All Things Pakistan explores the issue of domestic violence in the country.

Pakistan: The Mayor of Karachi

Five Rupees on meeting the Mayor of Karachi in the campus of University of Chicago.

South Asia: Soaring food prices

2.6 billion links to a report by the Asian Development Bank on the soaring food prices the world over.

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