Tags: "Pakistan"

16 Aug
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What everyone should know about Pashtuns

By Salman Yousafzai |  I was traveling from Minneapolis to Saint Paul on a light rail car when I started a conversation with a guy in sitting next to me. He asked me where I was from, and I told ...

17 May
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Crime reporter undaunted by dangers in northwest Pakistan

SALMAN YOUSAFZAI Peshawar, Pakistan| Reporter, The Frontier Post Daniel Pearl Fellow | Host: Minneapolis Star Tribune By Binita Dahal | “From the very beginning my passion was always to tell stories about the place where I belong,” The Frontier Post ...

17 May
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Pakistani reporter shines light on injustice

VEENGAS YASMIN Karachi, Pakistan | Sub-editor/writer, Daily Ibrat Training Fellow | Host: Columbia Missourian By Yuliana Romanyshyn | When she was a child in a small city in central Pakistan, Veengas Yasmin’s mother gave her a gift that changed the ...

13 May
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Q&A: Pulitzer-winning team member, Pearl Fellow Aoun Sahi

Aoun Sahi, a Daniel Pearl Fellow in 2010, became a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times after he returned to Pakistan, writing stories about terrorism, politics and other big news in his native country. Then one day in early December, ...

06 Jan
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Former Daniel Pearl Fellow’s probe of Pakistan tax laws leads to reform

By Elise Schmelzer Umar Cheema loves taxes. The Pakistani journalist sees paying them as a civic duty, and he’s devoted to making sure people in power are paying them, too. Cheema, a former Daniel Pearl Fellow, uses the tax codes ...

01 Jun
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Pakistan’s diploma scam leaves affiliated media jobs in peril

By Saher Baloch There are many problems that go unaddressed in Pakistan, and corruption is one of them. On the contrary, the international scandal involving Axact’s sale of fake diplomas has led to criminal charges against the company and CEO ...

17 Dec
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Peshawar massacre survivor talks with Pearl Foundation fellow

These are the comments of 12-year-old Ali, a survivor of the Peshawar massacre, as recorded by journalist Kiran Nazish, a 2014 Daniel Pearl Fellow, on Dec. 16 at the hospital where the injured child was brought in. “In the name ...

24 Jul
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Fellow blog post: Khalid Khattak – Reflection on the Midterm Seminar

By Khalid Khattak “Yay, you made your first slideshow!” These words from Reuben Stern suddenly echoed in my mind when I recalled my recent trip to Columbia, Missouri for the Alfred Friendly Midterm Seminar Futures’ Lab Editor at the Donald ...

15 Jul
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Fellow Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Story: Book Review: “Blind Man’s Garden”

Book Review: ‘Blind Man’s Garden’ shows travails of a confused nation through one family’s grief     “The Blind Man”s Garden” by Nadeem Aslam.    By Waqas Banoori Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 10, 2013.   Author Nadeem Aslam’s ...