FATA

The Road to Bannu

Sep 2014

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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Media Watch | Our Biased Opinions

Pro-war sentiments in Pakistani English-language papers has stifled debate.
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“They Are Not Letting Us Help Our People” | Voices from North Waziristan

Aug 2014

Nizam Dawar from North Waziristan runs the Tribal Development Network, an NGO trying to bring relief to those displaced.
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The Politics Of Naming

Real human beings are reduced to an epithet – “IDPs” – that renders them nameless victims.
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“They Are Not Friends To The Pashtuns” | Voices from North Waziristan

Jul 2014

Malik Noor Rehman laments the policies of a government that has forgotten the Pashtuns.
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The Practice of International Solidarity

Jul 2014

Solidarity is a practice of connections. We should call for justice in Gaza, but also Balochistan and Waziristan.
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“I cannot speak openly” | Voices from North Waziristan

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