Stories about Pakistan from March, 2015
Pakistani Journalist and Blogger Remains in Exile, One Year After Violent Attack
March 28 marks the first anniversary of the attack on Pakistani blogger and prominent political commentator Raza Rumi. Once a contributor to Global Voices, Rumi was added to the Taliban's hit list after he opposed government peace talks with the militant group in 2014. His moderate views also have been misinterpreted...
Pakistani Musicians Captivate Audiences at SXSW in Austin, Texas With Booming Hypnotic Beats
The rockstars of the night were Pakhtun musical quartet Khumariyaan from Peshawar.
The Campaign to #SaveShafqat, the Pakistani Sentenced to Death at Age 14
Children aren't allowed to be given death sentences in Pakistan. But the police recorded his age as 23 when they arrested him. That record has never been corrected.
7 Pakistani Performances You Don't Want to Miss at the SXSW Music Festival
When most music fans think trance or indie and progressive rock, they don't think of Pakistani bands. But that's exactly what audiences at the SXSW Pakistan Showcase will see.
In Pakistan's Education Crisis, Balochistan War on Cheating is Pointless
With 2 in 3 children out-of-school, the government in Pakistan's province of Balochistan has launched an aggressive campaign against cheating in exams.
From a Promising Boxer to a Casualty of the Lyari Gang Wars in Pakistan
Talha Baloch was originally from the coastal Balochistan city of Gwadar. But after a series of career dead ends, he moved to Lyari, Karachi, known for producing excellent boxers.
With Their Government Silent on Rising Shia Killings, These Pakistanis are Speaking Up
Since the beginning of 2015, more than 80 people have been killed in four attacks on Shia mosques in three different cities of Pakistan.