150 Days – The Kashmir Lockdown
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More than 150 days have passed since the inhabitants of Indian occupied Kashmir were stripped of normalcy in their daily…This essay knits together disparate news from Kashmir to understand the situation on ground four months into the Kashmir lockdown.
Date: January 3, 2020
Corridor of Peace?
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Writing about India’s role in the India-Pakistan conflict a decade ago, South Asia expert Stephen Cohen put forward the following…
Date: November 24, 2019
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It has taken a tale of two cities to remind us of how deeply the legacy of partition continues to…
Date: November 18, 2019
Tolerance as a Political Value
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November 16th marks the 23rd UN International Day for Tolerance, an occasion commemorating coexistence and diversity among communities across the…
Date: November 16, 2019
#InPerspective – Environmental Needs and Rights
In this latest feature on ‘Environment and Rights’, experts discuss the nexus between demographic stress and climate induced vulnerabilities. The pressures on marginalized groups exacerbate as they move from rural to urban settings, where per capita water, food, and energy allocations are diminishing. Pakistan’s labour slowly be opting out of the agricultural sector, but the overall economy is firmly entrenched in the water-guzzling primary sector. How and when Pakistan’s adaptation mechanisms can reduce vulnerability through evidence backed forecasts becomes the subject of debate in In Perspective.
Experts Aisha Khan, Shafqat Kakakhel and Zeba Sathar speak with Salman Zaidi.