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13 years after we tried to save Danny Pearl’s life, threats to journalists keep getting worse

Just after 6 am on January 23, 2002, I received a call from Paul Steiger, the Wall Street Journal’s managing editor. Journal reporter Danny Pearl had been kidnapped in Pakistan. 1,564 more words

Panorama - Rescued from Forced Marriage

I saw this on BBC 1 the other night – Panorama follow the British High Commission in Pakistan. Its 30 minutes long.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b051cglx/panorama-rescued-from-a-forced-marriage

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The Liberal Side of Pakistan

Before travelling to Pakistan, most of my friends and family warned me about the dangers I would face, urging me to stay safe. I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived – a country wracked by fanaticism and terrorism, or a nuanced experience of life filled with conservatives and liberals alike. 451 more words

LGBTQ

Shifting balance of power in Asia: US and Russian Interests

Looking ahead from ten years onwards to the year 2025, keeping in mind recent visit of Barack Obama to India, it reflects the mindset of West that sees India as a major power in South Asia with clear development prospects from their own national interests, while Pakistan is a regionally important country for them facing an uncertain economic future. 1,102 more words

Politics

Tuesday Talkies – Baby Movie

First of all, what the hell was that?

Seriously, what was that?

Was it a movie, or a documentary on 10 years of terrorism, along with how I want to kick these terrorists butt. 746 more words

Movies