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The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

| Apr 12, 2021

PTM and Pakistan’s civil-rights movement

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

| Jun 19, 2019

Bleeding eve

Three stories of women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

| Sep 12, 2014

Battlefield city

Internecine political battles are making Karachi a dangerous place to live

| Mar 01, 2010

The Taliban and the Hazaras

Fears mount in Hazarajat as the Taliban advance on the region.

| Oct 01, 1998

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