TQ Chāt | # 32

Apr 2015

"RAWA protest rally against Taliban in Peshawar April28-1998" by RAWA - http://www.rawa.org. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

“RAWA protest rally against Taliban in Peshawar April28-1998” by RAWA – http://www.rawa.org. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

This week in the Internet:

Game-Changer: The Rise and Expansion of the Global University

VIDEO: Wagah — At the only checkpoint on the India-Pakistan border, a nightly ritual unites the citizens of long-adversarial countries

Paper, pens and power between empires in north India, 1750–1850

Evicted & Abandoned: How The World Bank Broke Its Promise To Protect The Poor

Sufism won’t solve Pakistan’s problems

AUDIO: Before the Drone: Genealogy of Aerial Imagery and its Militarization

The living dead: The land of ‘martyrs’

Lal Singh Dil, the lonely revolutionary

Karachi’s Avatar

The moral hypocrisy of American Muslims for Palestine on the Armenian Genocide

The Past is Another Country

This week at Tanqeed:

A Never-Ending Ordeal for South Waziristan’s IDPs by Bilal Mehsud — “Our blood is cheaper and is for sale everywhere”. Interviews by Tanqeed reveal that the vast majority of IDPs remain displaced with no clarity on when they might be able to leave their makeshift homes in camps across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Crafts of Indian Streets at our Invisible Cities blog — This photo essay aims to bring into the spotlight some of those invisible and seemingly old-school crafts and occupations that are carried out on our cities’ streets everyday – many of which often go unnoticed and are now being affected by newer urban development paradigms in Indian cities.

 

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