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Uprising in Kashmir: 'If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us'

Uprising in Kashmir: 'If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 15, 2016

The killing by Indian security forces of a 15-year-old boy in Kashmir has become a rallying point for human rights groups over India's controversial use of pellet guns. The recent death is only the latest in a long-brewing independence battle in the contested region. By Fahad Shah more... Comment ]

'Execution Orgy': Pakistan Learns from a Brutal Terrorist Attack

'Execution Orgy': Pakistan Learns from a Brutal Terrorist Attack

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 14, 2015

One year ago, Taliban attackers stormed a school in Peshawar and killed over 130 children. Since then, the government and military have begun taking security seriously. Many say the country has changed for the better. By Hasnain Kazim more... Comment ]


Interview with Afghan President Ghani: 'I Have To Hold Our Country Together'

Interview with Afghan President Ghani: 'I Have To Hold Our Country Together'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 02, 2015

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is calling for greater support for Afghanistan, where the Taliban's strength is growing. The fact that tens of thousands are fleeing his country to Europe is likely to be a major topic of his meeting with Chancellor Merkel on Thursday. Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl in Kabul, Afghanistan more... Comment ]

The 390-Euro Man: A Pakistani Slave's Path to Freedom

The 390-Euro Man: A Pakistani Slave's Path to Freedom

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 08, 2014

For more than 16 years, Hanif Masih worked as an indentured servant in a brick factory in Pakistan. Then, an aid organization purchased his freedom. Though he remains extremely poor, he is one of the lucky ones. By Hasnain Kazim more... Comment ]


Pakistani CIA Informant: 'Drone Attacks Are the Right Thing to Do'

Pakistani CIA Informant: 'Drone Attacks Are the Right Thing to Do'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 04, 2013

A Pakistani who works as an operative for the CIA spoke to SPIEGEL about his motives for helping the Americans, the civilian casualties of drone attacks and his fear of the Taliban. An Interview By Hasnain Kazim more... Comment ]

Himalayan Hotbed: Tensions Spike in Divided Kashmir

Himalayan Hotbed: Tensions Spike in Divided Kashmir

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 29, 2013

Violence is on the rise in Kashmir. Indian and Pakistani units are clashing in border skirmishes, and government soldiers are ruthlessly suppressing separatists. The real victims are the civilians caught in the middle. By Wieland Wagner more... Comment ]


Reflections: Life as a Pakistani-German Journalist in Islamabad

Reflections: Life as a Pakistani-German Journalist in Islamabad

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 16, 2013

A SPIEGEL journalist of Pakistani-German descent recently left Islamabad after four years of reporting there. In an essay, he describes life between two cultures and the conflicts his background often created for him as a foreign correspondent in Pakistan. By Hasnain Kazim more... Comment ]

Girl Rising: Malala Fires Up a New Generation

Girl Rising: Malala Fires Up a New Generation

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 12, 2013

Last fall Malala Yousafza, a 15-year-old blogger in Pakistan, was gunned down for demanding the right to an education. She has taken her message to the UN, and girls worldwide are fighting back against violence and oppression. A global movement is taking shape. By SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff more... Comment ]


Anschlag auf Richter: Taliban töten neun Menschen in Pakistan

Anschlag auf Richter: Taliban töten neun Menschen in Pakistan

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 26, 2013

Erneuter Rückschlag für Pakistans Kampf gegen die Gewalt: Zum zweiten Mal innerhalb einer Woche haben die Taliban tödliche Anschläge verübt. Erstmals traf es einen hochrangigen Angehörigen der Justiz. mehr... Forum ]

From Playboy to Politician: Imran Khan Takes on Pakistan's Old Guard

From Playboy to Politician: Imran Khan Takes on Pakistan's Old Guard

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 02, 2013

Cricket world champion and former playboy Imran Khan found his way to Islam through a mystic. Now he wants to become Pakistan's prime minister and free his country of corruption and the Americans. By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]