Quetta: The Earthquake That Should Shake the Teaching of the British Empire

Usman Butt | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK
Usman Butt

How can an event that led to the mass loss of human life, help create life elsewhere? For if it hadn't happened, I would not be here. And for students of Empire the same question is asked, if the empire hadn't happened, would we be here?

Spare a Thought for the Hazaras of Quetta

Llewelyn Morgan | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK
Llewelyn Morgan

A month ago, on June 15th, a bus carrying students home from the Sardar Bahadur Khan Women's University in Quetta, Pakistan, was hit by a female suicide bomber.

The Killing Field of Quetta

Ali Gokal | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ali Gokal

In Quetta, western Pakistan, it matters a great deal what your beliefs are. In fact, it is no exaggeration to say it is a matter of life and death. For to be a Shia Muslim in this arid region, you are living in a perpetual state of peril.

Hazara Massacres

Lord Avebury | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Politics
Lord Avebury

A meeting in the House of Lords today will consider the latest in a series of massacres of the Hazara people in the Pakistan province of Balochistan, and its connection with the wider sectarian attacks on Shi'as throughout Pakistan.

Dozens Dead In Pakistan Market Blast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

More than 60 people are believed to have been killed, with up to 180 injured in a bomb blast that decimated a busy market in a Shia Muslim quarter of ...

The Game Has Begun!

Shama Junejo | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics
Shama Junejo

Pakistan! The land of bomb blasts, terrorism, corruption, and political uncertainty is perhaps going through most critical capricious social evolution. After Musharraf's eleven years of dictatorship, Year 2008's elections too could not bring any economic or law and order stability.

British Aid Worker Killed After Kidnapping In Pakistan

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

British charity worker Khalil Dale has been killed in Pakistan after being kidnapped in January, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday. Da...