Issue III: Solidarity Politics

A New Humanism

English | اردو What motivates the desire for Third World solidarity is the shared history of oppression by a common oppressor. In 2009, a few academics, supported by long standing left-wing activists, founded Pakistanis for Palestine, a Lahore based group that aimed to support Palestinians in their struggle for statehood. Critics—which include Pakistanis—of course, wonder why,...
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Not Talking About Pakistan

Feb 2013

Questions about Pakistan are now a fact of living here, no different from damp weather or calls from salespeople. Some I deflect, and others I frame around my own terms. I drew a secret line around the borders of Pakistan and rarely stepped over it.
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Safdar Dawar | Voices

Feb 2013

Tanqeed sat down with Safdar Dawar, the general secretary of the Tribal Union of Journalists (TUJ). Based out of Peshawar, the TUJ represents 300 journalists operating out of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and boasts 13 press clubs in an area generally off-limits to the rest of the world–including the average Pakistani. Transcript: English Audio...
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