The author is a journalist who has worked with one of Pakistan’s leading daily “Daily Times” and Germany’s international broadcaster “Deutsche Welle”. She works as a media consultant and trainer. She splits her time between London, Bonn & Islamabad. She tweets at @natrani.
Latest posts by Qurratulain (Annie) Zaman
21 May 2015
Many people tried to expose Axact's degree fraud before, the NYT didn't break this story, but this is the first time everyone is paying attention.
10 April 2015
9 April 2015
Public discussions on Balochistan's war are rare. Pakistan's largest, least-populated and poorest province is witnessing its fifth separatist movement since 1947.
28 March 2015
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...
6 February 2015
Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said he'll $200,000 to anyone who killed the magazine's owner and $100,000 to the Charlie Hebdo attackers' heirs. Some are calling it a dangerous PR stunt.
16 September 2014
After Years of Censorship in Pakistan, Zeejah Fazli Is Trying to Fix Islamabad’s Fractured Music Industry
Meet guitarist Zeejah Fazli who works hard to create new opportunities in Islamabad’s limited music industry.
2 September 2014
Despite Violent Pushback, Anti-Government Protesters in Pakistan Refuse to Budge Until Prime Minister Sharif Steps Down
Pakistan capital Islamabad turned into a battle-zone after police used tear gas and rubber bullets to fight back massive crowds of anti-government protesters trying to storm the Prime Minister's secretariat.
7 June 2014
Pakistan's first ever empirical research report on online hate speech is out. Global Voices interviewed Shahzad Ahmad, Director of Bytes For All, the advocacy organization that conducted the study.
14 May 2014
8 March 2014
On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.
1 March 2014
#KholoBC, a rap song sung partly in Urdu, partly in English by comedian Ali Gul Pir and rapper Adil Omar, has gone viral on Pakistani social media.
14 January 2014
19 December 2013
Pakistan's lower house adopted a resolution expressing concern over the hanging of Abdul Quader Mollah, and some claimed that the real reason for his execution was his “loyalty to Pakistan”.
11 December 2013
9 December 2013
22 November 2013
A YouTube mascot roams Karachi in protest of Pakistan's ban of the video-sharing website in a recently released clip. "If you want me back, hug me," the mascot says.
15 November 2013
An emotional ad by Google India showing how their search engine can help reconnect long lost friends across borders has gone viral across India and Pakistan.
13 November 2013
12 November 2013
An acronym mix-up between Imran Khan's popular political party and the Pakistani Taliban raises questions on Twitter - was the typo a genuine mistake, propaganda or a Freudian slip?
2 November 2013
The drone attack comes as the Pakistani government was putting a team together to hold peace talks with Mehsud's Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).