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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.

The Karachi Circular Railway

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.

The Gangs of Karachi

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.

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.