Stories about Pakistan from May, 2008
CHUP! on a Pakistani band, Junoon that recently performed in Kashmir in India.
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.
Whisk on the disconnect in Pakistan between the looming food crisis and the actions of the government.
Changing Up Pakistan! interviews an expert from Rand Corporation to get some insight on the security situation.
KO has a vivid description of a government office in Pakistan, reflecting on how very little gets done inside one of the offices.
The Pakistani Spectator on the indifference towards environmental issues in the country.
All Things Pakistan on the alarming rise in food prices, called the “silent tsunami”.
Himal Magazine on the rich tradition of dissident literature in Pakistan.
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...
All Things Pakistan on the trend of vigilante justice in the country – with its horrible consequences.
Five Rupees on how unhealthy extreme gender-segregation can be.
Jahane Rumi from Pakistan on the literature of the oppressed in India.
The political situation in Pakistan takes a turn for the unpredictable. CHUP! on a member party of the coalition government quitting the cabinet.
In a post titled “Hell in the time of Junta”, Sepia Mutiny writes about the humanitarian crisis in Burma.
Five Rupees on meeting the Mayor of Karachi in the campus of University of Chicago.