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Convict of 302: Death Penalty in Pakistan

The Pakistani public perceives the reinstatement of the death penalty as a tool to curb terrorism and crime, but many are unaware that not everyone on death row receives a fair trial.

Pakistan: Trans Activism in Action

The international LGBT movement is far from over, but rarely does change come without passion— and protests. Though maybe just the start, see what some Pakistanis did to combat transgender abuse.

On Death Row in Pakistan

Pakistan has the highest number of death row inmates in the world, a population believed to embody terrorists and criminals. However, not all of them deserve to be where they are.

A Tale of a Trans Man in Pakistan

A transgender man, now happily living with his girlfriend, speaks on how he got to where he is now and how trans men fit into Pakistan's discussion of trans rights for khawaja siras.

Education: Pakistan's Other Emergency

Pakistan is home to more out-of-school children than almost any country in the world. And there's more than just the Taliban keeping the country’s young people from an education.

Pakistan and India: The Real Nuclear Challenge

A full-throttle nuclear arms race is underway in a region where terrorism, ethnic violence, and border disputes are endemic. But the flashpoint isn't Iran. It's Pakistan and India.

Outlawed in Pakistan

“Outlawed in Pakistan” tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes her rape case to Pakistan’s deeply flawed court system in hopes of finding justice.

Taliban Militancy: Is the Game Over in Swat?

The Taliban has fallen in northwestern Pakistan's Swat Valley, but for the three million displaced in the conflict between security forces and Taliban militants, stability remains far away.

South Asia: Economics of Security

"The Economics of Security" explores the threat of extremist violence in South Asia, especially Pakistan, and its possible remedies.

Pakistan: Hearts and Minds

In the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks and the Obama administration's announcement of troop increases in Afghanistan, Pakistan has emerged as a central front in the War on Terror. As new leaders in Washington and Islamabad struggle against a surge of Islamic militancy and growing political instability in the...

This Week in Review: Untouchable

Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.

This Week in Review: Nuclear Fantasy

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear competition in South Asia to female suicide bombers in the North Caucasus.

A German in Pakistan

Pulitzer Center grantee Hilke Schellmann reflects on her experience in Pakistan, a difficult country for journalists.