Issue 7: Beyond Tremors & Terror

Issue 7: Beyond Tremors & Terror

Sep 2014
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اردو | Contemporary writings on Pakistan peddle views of a country wrecked by tremors and terror. We push back, and feature a fresh young crop of thinkers on Pakistan who don't buy into stereotypes.
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The Road to Bannu

Sep 2014
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اردو | Even though Bannu is governed by the Pakistani constitution, the Pakistani state views it in almost colonial terms. For this part of Pakistan, then, the Raj isn’t over. Reportage
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The Allure of Al-Huda: Reconciling Liberalism and Literalist Islam

Sep 2014
Artist: Tazeen Qayyum | A Journey Unfinished

اردو | Liberalism lies at the heart of the practices of Islamic piety by the Al-Huda organization. That affects how certain Islamic practices are understood — and denounced.
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How the State Sanctions Bonded Labor

Sep 2014
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اردو | Slavery is intrinsic to modern-day capitalism.
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Sit-ins with the Dead

Sep 2014
Untitled | artist: Tazeen Qayyum

اردو | The Hazara sit-ins began as protests with broad potential, only to become ritualized under the undemocratic organization of the Quetta Yakjehti Council and Shia leadership.
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Protests in Search of a Movement

Sep 2014
Artist: Tazeen Qayyum | Poisonous if Inhaled

اردو | There is no rights-for-shelter or housing movement in urban Pakistan like Brazil or India because conditions force katchi abadi dwellers often to work with land developers rather than against them.
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Islamabad’s Forgotten Villages

Sep 2014
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اردو | Two villages encircled by the capital’s naval complex fall outside the state’s security concerns. Reportage
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