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Balochistan’s Students Protest Enforced Disappearances
December 01, 2021

Balochistan’s Students Protest Enforced Disappearances

By Somaiyah Hafeez
For over three weeks, Baloch students in Quetta have been demonstrating against the suspected abduction of two of their own.

Is Pakistan Serious About Peace Talks in Balochistan?
July 16, 2021

Is Pakistan Serious About Peace Talks in Balochistan?

By Samand Muhammad Shahi and Mujeeb Baloch
Past initiatives have given Balochs plenty of reason for skepticism.
Activists in Balochistan Face a New Threat: Cyber Harassment
July 13, 2021

Activists in Balochistan Face a New Threat: Cyber Harassment

By Arbaz Shah
Women are especially vulnerable to online harassment and defamation, despite laws in place to protect against such crimes.

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan
May 26, 2021

The Gory Symbolism of a Terrorist Attack on a Palestine Rally in Balochistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
While Pakistanis were united in their outrage over abuses by Israel, few spare a word for the systemic oppression closer to home.

What Is the Significance of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s Latest Attack in Quetta?
April 22, 2021

What Is the Significance of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s Latest Attack in Quetta?

By Umair Jamal
The attack on Serena Hotel, far outside TTP's usual operating area, is an extremely worrying sign that the group has regained its old strength.

Did Iran Carry Out a ‘Surgical Strike’ Inside Pakistan?
February 10, 2021

Did Iran Carry Out a ‘Surgical Strike’ Inside Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
A recent news report is unlikely to be accurate, not the least because it goes against established patterns of behavior by both countries.

Suspicious Death of Baloch Activist in Toronto Raises Uncomfortable Questions for Pakistan
December 22, 2020

Suspicious Death of Baloch Activist in Toronto Raises Uncomfortable Questions for Pakistan

By Abhijnan Rej
Karima Mehrab was outspoken in her criticism of Pakistan’s powerful military.
Whatever Happened to Gwadar University?
November 18, 2020

Whatever Happened to Gwadar University?

By Mariyam Suleman
Can a hashtag help bring back a promised opportunity for Gwadar, the famous port city of CPEC?

Balochistan Protests Against Fake Domicile and Local Certificates
July 07, 2020

Balochistan Protests Against Fake Domicile and Local Certificates

By Mariyam Suleman and Rahim Khetran
A longstanding form of corruption has sparked a mass social media campaign.

Pakistan Arrests Students for Demanding Internet Before Online Exams
July 02, 2020

Pakistan Arrests Students for Demanding Internet Before Online Exams

By StoriesAsia
Pakistan's digital divide grows sharper amid the pandemic.

Amid a Pandemic, Pakistan Focuses on a Baloch Insurgency
June 16, 2020

Amid a Pandemic, Pakistan Focuses on a Baloch Insurgency

By Umair Jamal
What do the recent attacks in Balochistan tell about Pakistan’s efforts to restore peace in the region?
The Coming Crisis Along the Iran-Pakistan Border
March 17, 2020

The Coming Crisis Along the Iran-Pakistan Border

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Qassem Soleimani’s killing will have trickle down effects that could ramp up Baloch militancy in both countries.

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