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 ]

Ex-President Musharraf Returns: 'I Want to Free Pakistan from Terror'

Ex-President Musharraf Returns: 'I Want to Free Pakistan from Terror'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 25, 2013

Pakistan's relations with the United States have reached a low point, the country's economy is struggling and terrorist attacks have become a regular occurrance. Ex-president Pervez Musharraf tells SPIEGEL ONLINE he thinks he can change all that if returned to power, despite facing deep distrust from the electorate. more... Comment ]

Tote bei Brand in Pakistan: Textildiscounter Kik zahlt eine Million Dollar

Tote bei Brand in Pakistan: Textildiscounter Kik zahlt eine Million Dollar

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 05, 2013

Mehr als 250 Menschen kostete der Brand in einer pakistanischen Textilfabrik das Leben. Auch das deutsche Unternehmen Kik ließ dort produzieren. Nun will die Firma erste Hilfsgelder an Hinterbliebene und Überlebende zahlen. Insgesamt stehen eine Million US-Dollar zur Verfügung. mehr... Forum ]

The World from Berlin: 'Pakistan Needs a New Political Culture'

The World from Berlin: 'Pakistan Needs a New Political Culture'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 16, 2013

The political crisis in Pakistan threatens to trigger yet another period of instability in the country. The three-way power struggle between the military, the government and the courts once again exposes the weaknesses of the country's democratic institutions, say German commentators. more...