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Pakistan

Justifying violence

The most dangerous form of violence in South Asia is arguably the threat of nuclear war between India and Pakistan.

Prophets in Pakistan

“So how was Pakistan?” Friends eager to know more about my recent work in the Islamic Republic have had to wait patiently as I search my vocabulary for the appropriate words.

Tribal council orders gang rape

A Pakistani tribal council ordered the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman to avenge their tribal “honour” after her young brother's alleged illicit affair with a higher caste woman.

Mirroring neighbours

In this view from the South, Naeem Sadiq examines the events of 11 September - and beyond - in relation to the long-term Indo-Pakistani political tensions.

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