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Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?
August 06, 2019

Can Social Media Help Heal the Wounds of Partition?

By Iftikhar Alam
72 years after partition, migrants are using social media to reconnect with their ancestral homes.

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship
May 16, 2019

Pakistan’s Undeclared Censorship

By Tehreem Azeem
Pakistan's media environment is under increasing control -- but some journalists are fighting back.
Pakistan’s Twitter Crackdown
January 14, 2019

Pakistan’s Twitter Crackdown

By Tehreem Azeem
Why is Twitter sending notices to journalists and human rights activists in Pakistan?

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom
March 28, 2018

The Hard Limits of Pakistan's Media Freedom

By Daud Khattak
Self-censorship out of fear might explain a near media blackout on reporting widespread Pashtun protests.

The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy
October 31, 2017

The Sorry State of Pakistan's Digital Diplomacy

By Zushan Hashmi
Despite a growing online population, Pakistan's politicians have little use for the internet.

Pakistan Silences Its Critics
July 12, 2017

Pakistan Silences Its Critics

By Umer Ali
Criticizing the military, in print or social media, is increasingly dangerous in Pakistan.

Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights
February 25, 2017

Pakistan's Assault on Digital Rights

By Matthew Marcus
Last year's Cyber Crimes Bill could be used as a tool to silence free speech in the digital space.
Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity
January 18, 2017

Pakistan’s Missing Activists and the State's War on Online Anonymity

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The disappearance of prominent online voices has a chilling effect on other nonconforming bloggers.

The Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch
July 26, 2016

The Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch

By Maham Javaid
What one woman's social media activism -- and her murder by her own brother -- means for Pakistan.

Fighting Terrorism on Social Media
March 13, 2015

Fighting Terrorism on Social Media

By Mina Sohail
Pakistan is trying to combat terrorist organizations online, with mixed results.

Protesting in Pakistan
January 17, 2015

Protesting in Pakistan

By Sonya Rehman
Young Pakistanis use social media to make their voices heard in the wake of the Peshawar attacks.
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