As hundreds of thousands of Pushtun speak out and march against the violence of the Pakistani state, and that of its imperial backers, some pieces I wrote earlier against the brutalisation and demonisation of the Pushtuns, and against the indiscriminate and brutal wars we have inflicted upon them. Please followRead More →

As hundreds of thousands of Pushtun speak out and march against the violence of the Pakistani state, and that of its imperial backers, some pieces I wrote earlier against the brutalisation and demonisation of the Pushtuns, and against the indiscriminate and brutal wars we have inflicted upon them. Please followRead More →

Francesca Recchia İrvin Cemil Schick, What Ottoman erotica teaches us about sexual pluralism  Waqar Gillani, Women victims of cross-border marriage  Greg Jaffe, Missy Ryan, A Dubai shopping trip and a missed chance to capture the head of the Taliban  Andrew E. Kramer, He Left Soviet Army for Afghan Life 35Read More →

Produced in collaboration with Sohail Yafat and Rimmel Mohydin of Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), “17 And Sentenced To Die” tells the story of a JPP investigator’s efforts to get to the truth behind a young man’s indictment for murder. Saad Sarfraz Sheikh worked with me as an assistant and second camera.Read More →

By Asim Rafiqui More from this work here:  LAW AND DISORDER: THE PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCE OF THE LAW IN PAKISTAN  We are commemorating 9/11 this week, but by remembering the ‘other’ victims of that event that few chose to remember. These are the brown bodies that rarely make it into visualRead More →