The derelict Karachi Circular Railway is a landscape in limbo — a place for hunting scorpions, playing snooker, manufacturing furniture, and burying the dead.
Both India and Pakistan are arming their submarines with nukes.
Ivan Sigal is interviewed by Medium about his multimedia project documenting the current reality of the Karachi Circular Railway.
Ivan Sigal’s multi-channel installation KCR explores the Karachi Circular Railway, a now-defunct commuter train that once connected the disparate neighborhoods of Pakistan’s largest metropolis.
Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years.
In Pakistan's tribal areas, collective punishment is not an exception, but the law.
Report from North Waziristan, once called the world's terror epicenter.
Some of the most iconic places in Pakistan are now hidden behind security barriers, or guarded by checkpoints that many people cannot pass through.
Cultural change comes to FATA.
They asked my mom, “Who is this?” She replied, “He is my son.” They said, “No, he’s not your son, he’s ours! He’s a Khadra [another term for Khawaja Sara or transgender person].”
Bindiya Rana, founder of Gender Interactive Alliance in Karachi, has had many breakthroughs in her life, but it’s her father who inspired her to achieve more than what society had destined.
As President Trump announces a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan says it is being singled out for blame.
An investigation of Karachi's urban development, tracing a defunct public transport route to explore stories about the city’s growth, its urban present, its rural past and its possible futures.
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
Ten years of the US-led war in Afghanistan has drastically transformed Pakistan’s trucking industry. Matthieu Aikins explores how NATO’s supply lines have brought the borderlands to the big city.
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.
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” tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes her rape case to Pakistan’s deeply flawed court system in hopes of finding justice.
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.
Four months after the epic Indus River floods, farmland in the southern Sindh province remains under water.
Epic floods recently inundated vast expanses of Pakistan in the worst natural disaster in its recent history. This project will chronicle the domestic and global effort to help Pakistan recover.
"The Economics of Security" explores the threat of extremist violence in South Asia, especially Pakistan, and its possible remedies.
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...
Join us for multiple screenings of "Outlawed in Pakistan," a story that shows the extraordinary strength of one young woman in the face of societal pressure and violence.
“Outlawed in Pakistan” explores the country’s flawed justice system through the lens of Kainat Soomro's case against four men accused of gang raping her.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares highlights from this week's reporting— trucking across Pakistan, fake drugs in India and more.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
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The Washington Post features "Outlawed in Pakistan," a Pulitzer Center-supported documentary that premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
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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.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Panama to Pakistan.
Pulitzer Center grantee Hilke Schellmann reflects on her experience in Pakistan, a difficult country for journalists.