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Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

| Mar 30, 2020

Chronicling Partition with Intizar Husain

A recently translated novel brings a new perspective on Partition to the English-speaking world.

| Mar 17, 2020

Taking the zenana to the streets

How the Aurat March is questioning motherhood and the private domain in Pakistan.

| Mar 08, 2020

A tale of two magazines

The closure of ‘Herald’ and ‘Newsline’ in Pakistan marks a larger crisis in the country’s journalism.

| Mar 02, 2020

Losing a home in Colombo and Lahore

Working-class communities struggle to lead ‘grievable’ lives within state-led redevelopments of their cities.

The PEMRA penumbra

Pakistan’s state-run media regulator tries to shut down TV-news anchors.

| Nov 01, 2019

Of laughter and reclaiming

A review of Bani Abidi’s 'They Died Laughing', at Gropius Bau, Berlin, 6 June – 22 September 2019, curated by Natasha Ginwala.

| Sep 12, 2019

PTM and Pakistan’s civil-rights movement

In conversation with journalists Sarah Eleazar and Sher Ali Khan. [INCLUDES INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT]

| Jun 19, 2019

The crisis in Pakistani journalism

In conversation with journalist and human-rights campaigner Omar Waraich.

| May 31, 2019

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

| May 17, 2019

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