Articles about Pakistan

Youth peace entrepreneurs in Pakistan

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: The story of Ali Raza Khan and his organisation YES Network’s pioneering youth peace entrepreneur initiatives in Pakistan. Read more »

Waging war for peace in Pakistan

By Ashima Kaul: A new documentary goes behind the scenes at Islamabad’s Red Mosque, which has been accused of supporting extremism in Pakistan.  Read more »

Learning from an experienced peace educator in Pakistan

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: Zahid Shahab Ahmed interviews an experienced peace educator to discover what it takes to implement a successful peace education programme in Pakistan. Read more »

Brothers in arms

By Ruairi Nolan: What can a power struggle between two brothers in Mughal India tell us about religious conflicts in today’s world? Read more »

History repeating itself? Overcoming the legacy of partition in Pakistan

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: An interview with Anam Zakaria, a young peacebuilder overcoming prejudice, intolerance and mistrust between Pakistan and India. Read more »

The rising gap between Shias and state institutions in Pakistan

By Jaffer Abbas Mirza: With Shia mistrust of state institutions growing, what does this mean for the future of Pakistan? Read more »

Pakistan Calling: showcasing Pakistani civil society

By Insight on Conflict: Pakistan Calling is a series of films depicting Pakistani civil society attempting to tackle the country's many pressing social problems. Read more »

What is the biggest challenge facing Pakistan? An interview with Anwar Akhtar

By Insight on Conflict: An extract from an interview with Anwar Akhtar, from Pakistan Calling, a film project promoting cross cultural dialogue. Read more »

Malala, bravery and the Nobel Peace Prize

By Ruairi Nolan: Malala's remarkable bravery reminds us that we should recognise the moral good of people standing up for peace, no matter the costs. Read more »

Promoting peace through art: Laajverd’s workshops in Pakistan’s schools

By Zahid Shahab Ahmed: How a group of young artists are using art and culture to promote peace in Pakistan's schools. Read more »