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· June, 2011

Stories about Pakistan from June, 2011

India: Predicting Indo-Pak Talks

JayBlogs posts a hilarious take on what actually happens at Indo-Pak talks.

Pakistan: An Outsider's View

Indonesian blogger Unspun recently attended Pakistan's first social media summit in Karachi and commented that Pakistan's greatest asset is its people.

Pakistan: Tax On Textiles

Deadpan Thoughts criticizes the imposition of 17% sales tax in this years budget on the import of machinery and equipment of textile mills, a major earning and employment sector of...

Pakistan: Remembering The Golden Era Of Pop Music

Spring Of Autumn reminisces about the golden era of Pakistan pop music, which was the late 80's and the early 90's.

Pakistan: The Beasts Kill Again

“The beasts in Pakistan have made it a habit to kill. Kill in the name of sect. Kill in the name of religion. Kill in the name of tribe. Kill...

Pakistan: Religious Racism Spotted

Farhan Janjua captures the photo of a banner situated in Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan which reads: “Christian’s Graveyard in Muslim Population is Not Acceptable! Not Acceptable!.”

Pakistan: Stop Hate Speech Against Ahmadis

Meera Ghani at Pak Tea House informs that “a group called All-Pakistan Students Khatm-e-Nubuwat Federation is handing out vile, hate fuelled pamphlets calling for outright murder of the already persecuted...

Pakistan: Extra Judicial Killing By Pakistan Rangers

Teeth Maestro is frustrated to learn about a recent extra judicial killing incident in Pakistan, where members of Pakistan Rangers shot down and killed one young man after a heated...

Pakistan: Sexual Abuse on Journalists

The Terrorland reports that a Pakistani intelligence agency has sexually abused several Pakistani journalists in situations of captivity or detention.

Pakistan: The Population Bomb

Faris Islam at All Things Pakistan urges to engage in a national discussion on family planning to tackle the looming population crisis in Pakistan.

Pakistan: The Baloch Noam Chomsky Silenced

Beena Sarwar at Journeys To Democracy reports that Dr. Saba Dashtiyari, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Balochistan and an activist for freedom of expression, was assassinated...

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