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  • When They Leave: The Fate of Hazaras in Afghanistan
  • On Discrimination against Pashtuns: Reflections from Peshawar
  • اردو | Fourteen years into a war that never seems to end, representations of Afghanistan remain narrow and simplistic. And, they reinforce a Kabul-centric vision of Afghanistan. Issue 9

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  • اردو | A translator wanders down the perilous path of rendering Ghalib into English. Issue 9

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  • اردو | You are well educated, you are a teacher, then why this beard and hair? Issue 9

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  • اردو | "When are the Americans leaving? Why are they leaving? Don’t they know that as soon as they leave, the Taliban will come and kill us?" Issue 9

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  • اردو | There has been a predilection on the part of non-Pashtun Pakistanis and other actors to look at the problem of terrorism as, somehow, a Pashtun problem. Issue 9

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“The Mob Wanted to Lynch Them” | VOICES

Ahmadis recount the horror of a mob attack on the community in Jhelum, Punjab on Nov 21, 2015. Ahmadi families had to flee, and a factory was set on fire.
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Spaces of Waste | Invisible Cities

Oct 2015

Filth, refuse, trash, and waste of all kinds are consistent and unwanted features of the urban landscape in Lahore. Despite its ubiquity, waste material is a thing that must be moved, whether from a household, commercial establishment, mohalla, or...
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South Waziristan Bombing | TQ Wire

Sep 2015

VIDEO | Injured children were shifted to a hospital in Dera Ismail Khan, a town bordering South Waziristan, following air bombardment on Friday Sept 18th. It remains unclear whether the bombing was conducted by a US drone attack or...
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Talking Politics Through Art

Sep 2015

اردو Tanqeed speaks to Amanullah Mojadidi, a contemporary artist who was born in Jacksonville, Florida to Afghan parents.Issue 9
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“The night is dark, but I still have hope” | JPP’s Blog

Sep 2015

“They must be taking him for his last bath now,” somebody remarks, with a snatched look at her watch.It will be 4:30am. To know the exact moment someone you care about will die is an incomparable event. Aftab’s life...
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The Undesirables

اردو From refugees to prisoners – Canada is using its immigration system to deal with suspected terrorism cases so it can circumvent legal protections for suspects.Issue 9
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The Archives of War

اردو | New poetry on Bangladesh’s birangonas blurs the line between conventional fact and art. Issue 9
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Paved with Intentions: The China-Pak Corridor

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is more likely to cement unequal relationships than pave the way to a modern Pakistan. Issue 9
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یادداشت میں رکهی جنگ

eng |اچھی شاعری کی واضح اور لازمی خوبی یہ ہے کہ وہ نثر نہیں ہوتی۔ شاعری جملوں کو توڑ کر انہیں مصرع نہیں کہتی۔ وہ معروضی ہونے کا دعوی نہیں کرتی شمارہ ٩

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قلعہ یورپ: انسداد دہشتگردی اور ساحلوں سے ٹکراتی انسانی لہریں

eng | ہم سمںدر کا سینہ چیر کر یہاں پہںچے' فقط یہ جاننے کیلیۓکہ کوئ نہیں چاھتا کہ ھم یہاں آئیںشمارہ ٩

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مرتضیٰ کی موت اور اشرفیہ کا تشدد

eng | اسکول میں کچھ لڑکوں کے ساتھ لڑائی کے دوران میرا ایک طالبِ علم ہلاک ہو گیا۔ پاکستان کے نجی اسکولوں میں تشدد بگڑتی ہوئی قدروں کی نشانی نہیں ہے بلکہ یہ اس بات کہ نشانی ہے کہ ہمارے نوجوان اعلیٰ طبقے کے نظریاتی تشدد کو اپنا رہے ہیںشمارہ ٩

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کراچی کینوس پر : مدیحہ حیدر کے ورلڈ ميڈمیں خبروں، تشدد اور شہرکی عکاسی

eng | مدیحہ حیدر کی تخلیقات ہماری زندگیوں میں خبروں کے نفوز کا احاطہ کرتی ہیں۔ یہ تخلیقات ہمارے گردو نواح اور عرفان ذات سے متعلق خبروں کے اثر و رسوخ کی عکاسی کرتی ہیں۔شمارہ ٩

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مزاحمتی اور نوآبادیاتی انفراسٹرکچر

eng | پاک چین اقتصادی راہداری قومی نہیں بلکہ ایک نوآبادیاتی منصوبہ ہے۔ اس منصوبے کی بجائے ہمیں عوامی بہبود کو ترقی پر ترجیح دینے والے مزاحمتی منصوبوں کی حمایت اور تعمیر کرنی چاہیے۔ شمارہ ٩

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وکی لیکس مراسلوں کی یادداشتیں

eng | منتخب وکی لیکس دستاویزات پاکستان کے بارے میں درپردہ امریکی سوچ سے پردہ اٹھاتی ہیں- شمارہ ٩

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Dangerous Precedent: Why the Qadri Verdict Can Do More Harm Than Good

The High Court’s judgment is both crucial and terribly problematic.


God’s Gravediggers: The Politics of Sectarian Killing

اردو | In a Hazara school, it was possible to divide the students' preoccupations into 4 categories: navigating relationships with parents, career choices, prospects for university and the risk of being shot by a death squad.


Looking for Uncle Ali

اردو | PLUS VIDEO | Nasrullah Bungalzai is still looking for his Uncle Ali in a Kafka-esque search for one of thousands of Baloch who have been forcibly disappeared.


Sabeen Mahmud

Sabeen Mahmud: Our Postmodern Flower Child

On April 24, 2015 activist and self-described postmodern flower child, unabashed Mac snob, Pink...

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“I cannot speak openly” | Voices from North Waziristan

Media coverage has been biased, says North Waziristan journalist Fida Khan Wazir.


Failed State Or Fragmented Hegemony? | Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

VIDEO | Aasim Sajjad Akhtar speaks on the political economy of change in Pakistan.

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