By Sophie McBain - 22 October 12:00
Several reports released this week are adding pressure on the US to disclose information about its deadly drone programme and civilian casualties.
By Samira Shackle - 15 August 08:45
Pakistan’s militant and extremist organisations are increasingly aware of the importance of the internet, says Samira Shackle.
By Imran Khan - 17 July 01:54
Imran Khan's diary.
By Samira Shackle - 25 June 12:22
What is behind the the sudden upsurge of violence towards polio vaccinators in Pakistan?
By Samira Shackle - 10 May 01:10
Samira Shackle talks to members of the Ahmadiyya, a minority numbering 4 million. The Ahmadis are branded as "non-Muslims", suffer violent attacks on their mosques and will boycott this weekend's elections.
By Samira Shackle - 09 May 02:30
The Hazara are a Shia minority who face constant persecution in Pakistan. Ruquiya Hashmi - the first female Hazara candidate for the national assembly - faces death threats daily.
By Samira Shackle - 15 April 11:06
Throwing acid, along with other forms of gender-based violence, is endemic in Pakistan and elsewhere. Often, the victims are already disenfranchised, poor, and from conservative backgrounds - they have nowhere else to turn.
By Samira Shackle - 02 April 03:53
"I want to reach the assembly to become a voice for women, especially those living in the tribal areas."
By Samira Shackle - 19 March 11:27
There are still challenges to be overcome, but merely surviving is something of an achievement.
By Samira Shackle - 28 February 01:23
Sherry Rehman, Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, is under police investigation for alleged blasphemy after making the case on television for the law to be re-examined and for the death penalty to be removed.