Tag Archives: Conflict

Kashmir Skirmishes Derails India- Pakistan Dialogue

By Zafar Iqbal Aniela, a 14 year old schoolgirl, was jubilant over her success in the final exams. Her eyes glittered with passion and thirst for higher education. Her proud father promised to full cost of her time at college. … Continue reading

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Post-war Sri Lanka – the challenges of reconciliation, reintegration and rehabilitation

By Zafar Iqbal Three years on from the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka continues to face a number of multifaceted challenges concerning reconciliation, reintegration and rehabilitation. The country faces intense scrutiny over war crimes allegedly committed by its … Continue reading

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‘Islamabad is transporting the gifts of dead bodies to Gilgit Baltistan

By Zafar Iqbal  Baba Jan Hunzai is an activist who was imprisoned and tortured for drawing attention to the plight of the victims of the Attabad Lake which burst out in January 2010 by floods and landslide into the Hunza River … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Call For Military Free Himalayan Glaciers

By Zafar Iqbal Environmentalists and scientists have urged India and Pakistan to free the world’s highest battleground‎ of Himalayan Siachen glaciers from military forces to avoid devastating ecological disasters. “From human and environmental perspective, it is an expensive and tragic … Continue reading

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Kashmir: Building Peace Through Trade

By Zafar Iqbal Ejaz Mir, a young entrepreneur, lives in a small town at the border of Kashmir, which is divided into an Indian and a Pakistani side. Whenever the tensions between both nuclear powers escalate over their borders, shadows … Continue reading

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