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Shah Meer Baloch

Shah Meer Baloch

Shah Meer Baloch is a freelance journalist from Pakistan.

Shah Meer Baloch is a freelance journalist from Pakistan. His work has been published in The Guardian, The New York Times, LA Times, Deutsche Welle, and Dawn, among other publications. Baloch was formerly a correspondent with Deutsche Welle in Pakistan. He travels across Pakistan for his reporting, writing about humanitarian issues, politics, insurgency, human rights,  Pakistan’s foreign relations and religious extremism.
He can be reached at [email protected] and tweets @shahmeeralbalos.
Posts by Shah Meer Baloch
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January 18, 2018

Pakistan’s Troubled Frontier Justice

By Shah Meer Baloch
Opposition is growing to the outdated colonial law governing Pakistan's tribal areas.
December 19, 2017

After Quetta Church Attack, Pakistan Continues to Blame Foreign Powers for Terrorism

By Shah Meer Baloch
Once again, Balochistan bleeds while the government adopts the same old response: fingerpointing.

November 22, 2017

Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea

By Shah Meer Baloch
Insurgents and security forces alike are targeting Balochistan's reporters.

May 29, 2017

The Fallout From Pakistan’s Nuclear Tests

By Shah Meer Baloch
May 28 is officially a "Day of Greatness" for Pakistan, but for many Balochs it's a black day.

December 14, 2016

Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?

By Shah Meer Baloch
How the Middle Eastern terrorist group found a home in Pakistan's restive province.
August 26, 2016

Balochistan and the Killing of Akbar Bugti: 10 Years Later

By Shah Meer Baloch
The 2006 death of the revered Baloch leader set off the fifth and fiercest round of insurgency in Balochistan.

August 08, 2016

The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman

By Shah Meer Baloch
At Gwadar port, the heart of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, local fishermen see their livelihood under attack.
June 29, 2016

Teaching Tolerance in Pakistan

By Shah Meer Baloch
Unless significant change is introduced, Pakistan may have to resign itself to unending attacks.

June 23, 2016

The Overlooked Threat to CPEC in Gwadar

By Shah Meer Baloch
Water shortages and the resulting local desperation could scuttle the ambitious geopolitical plan.

December 30, 2015

CPEC: A Bad Deal for the Baloch People?

By Shah Meer Baloch
The people of Balochistan are suspicious of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

October 27, 2015

Public Diplomacy: A Way Forward for South Asia

By Shah Meer Baloch
An initiative by the Swedish Institute is having a profound impact on its participants.
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