FATA

A Never-Ending Ordeal for South Waziristan’s IDPs

Apr 2015

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.
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Selective Mourning After Peshawar

Mar 2015

Scores of people have also died in various military operations in the last decade including earlier operations in North and South Waziristan, and Swat. So, why respond now?
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The Myth of Civilian Failure

Jan 2015

The tragedy that should have paved the way for an honest conversation about the roots of militancy has instead strengthened a flawed narrative of civilian failure, and a dangerous call for army intervention.
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Pakistan’s mini-9/11?

Jan 2015

To impose distinctions upon tragedies is a strictly arbitrary exercise. So, why was Peshawar seen as a turning-point?
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سانحہ پشاور: تنقید کا بیان

ہم نے انسانی جانوں کو سستا سمجھ کر ریاستی نظریات،مخصوص مذہبی تشریحات، اور حکمران طبقات کے مالی و ذاتی مفادات کو قیمتی تصور کر لیا ہے۔ کسی انسانی معاشرے میں ایسے رویے کی گنجائش نہیں ہو سکتی ۔


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The Peshawar Tragedy: A Tanqeed Statement

Dec 2014

We must stop looking to the state and the military for resolving the problems that they, in part, created.
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Why Peshawar Must Not Be Our 9/11

By strengthening the writ of a militarized state, we are making a second Peshawar more, not less, likely.
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