Stories about Pakistan from April, 2016
The Most Powerful Man in Pakistan Just Did Something ‘Unprecedented and Bold’
In a move that's being called both “unprecedented and bold,” the most powerful man in Pakistan has dismissed half a dozen army officers over allegations of corruption.
Pakistan Deploys Tanks Against Military Farm Tenants Protesting Peasant Leaders’ Arrests
"Stop using anti-terror policies to quash the voices of peaceful and unarmed peasant protesters #PeasantsNotTerrorists #FreeOkara5"
Meet the Pakistani Security Expert Saving Lives in 140 Characters
Norbert Almeida is a security expert who for the past several years has provided security updates and security guides to the public via Twitter and his blog.
Pakistan Confronts Qadri Protestors, But It’s Anybody’s Guess How, Thanks to Media Blackout
The government maintains that limiting or even eliminating media coverage of civil unrest helps curb violence. But not everyone agrees with this approach.
How Pakistan's Taher Shah Is Taking Viral Culture to the Next Level
There are some incomprehensible English lyrics and some off-tune singing. But that isn't what Taher is about. He is creating viral art.
University Students in Pakistan Bring Conversation About Menstruation Out in the Open
"Realise that you have internalized concepts of misogyny...and instead of policing how they should resist, or debating whether or not this is effective, support them."
#PanamaPapers Tell a Familiar Tale of Rich Political Elites in Pakistan
One of the biggest leaks in journalistic history reveals shady offshore dealings of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, amongst other world leaders.