Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:36 - 10 Comments
Books, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, April 27, 2011 0:00 - 2 CommentsJamal J. Elias spent almost a decade travelling up and down the clogged arteries of Pakistan’s road network studying the unlikely but fascinating subject of Pakistani truck art and culture. ‘On Wings of Diesel’, the resulting book, is reviewed by Layli Uddin.
Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Friday, October 8, 2010 4:43 - 9 CommentsWhen searching for items on Kashmir in her local library, Zainab Daniju got more results for a song by Led Zeppellin than for the region itself. Yet this country, under continuous brutal oppression since 1989, is virtually absent from mainstream media coverage. In her piece, Daniju explores the roots of the conflict, as well as the reasons why the world should start caring.
Columns, Modern Times, Politics - Tuesday, August 31, 2010 12:43 - 12 CommentsThe current media frenzy around the alleged cricket "match-fxing scandal" has been a predictable mix of sanctimonious glee and barely-concealed xenophobia. It seems that, as the far as the UK media is concerned, the crime has been identified and the criminal caught. As our political editor Omayr Ghani shows in a thorough and incisive analysis, the real story is a lot more complicated than that.
Arts & Culture, Features - Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:09 - 1 CommentWith Pakistan now a major item on the news agenda – instability, violence, and recently, of course, the devastating floods – what hope is there for Pakistani artists? Can they hope to address the situation of the country in a way that could possibly make a difference? Is the contemporary art world just too Eurocentric to let them in? Musab Younis, Ceasefire deputy editor, speaks to the curators of an innovative new art project, ‘Redo Pakistan’, which has issued a call to artists to ‘Declare War Against the Present Time.’
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