Urooj Zia

Drawing a line: Pakistan’s jihad against the internet

Urooj Zia examines Pakistan’s cascading clamp-down on its citizens’ access to the internet and the worrying precedents it sets

Jul 25, 2013

From the communes of Jhok

In rural Sindh, the more things change, the more they remain the same.

Oct 01, 2010

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