Voices of Pakistan

Politics
In Pakistan, unless you are very well-connected, possession of guns is not an easy task. In contrast, the USA, one of the most advanced nations in the world, has such an easy access to guns that I am literally dumbfounded. And this access is coming at a terrible cost.
The World Post
"Now's the time for the United States to adjust its ways and try more to engage with the people of Pakistan through their representatives in the shape of the country's mainstream political parties."
The World Post
Founded on freedom of religion and practice, Pakistan is one of the biggest violator of religious freedom today. For Pakistan to succeed, it will have to reverse the dangerous turn it took.
The World Post
Teachers and social workers in Pakistan frequently stress the importance of educating our population. But I am hesitant to agree with this view. I do not feel that spreading our current education will be as magical as we are led to believe.
The World Post
Last month a Karachi based not-for-profit, the Citizens Archive of Pakistan, launched an awareness campaign in the cities
The World Post
Following my completion of reading Three Cups of Tea, I found it unfortunate that people would so vehemently attempt to derail such a brilliant project, while ignoring all of the noble progress which has been documented.
The World Post
More than 35,000 people in Pakistan have died due to religious terrorism and yet our media and urban middle class is more worried about drones which aim at perpetrators of those horrendous crimes.
The World Post
Pakistan, in English is translated to 'the land of the pure.' Ironically, the constant fear and the ease with which lives are lost, is nothing short of the norm in this Islamic republic.
The World Post
Despite media's negative propaganda the negative feelings about US have not translated into hatred against American people and society. If anything the Pakistanis want to emulate the American lifestyle and have a ferocious craving for American movies and products.
The World Post
The issue of sexual harassment has impacts on the decisions of many women in Pakistan not to leave the comfort of their homes and work. They are thus unable to contribute towards the economy or to involve themselves in social or political activism.
The World Post
Although it would be an exaggeration to say that everyone in Pakistan mistrusts and hates the U.S., a substantial majority does.
The World Post
In our Voices of Pakistan series, the Huffington Post is writing a series of articles exploring the views of the Pakistani
The World Post
On the one hand, Pakistanis love American pop culture, jeans, and Hollywood. On the other, the percentage of people that view the United States as favorable is lower in Pakistan than in Egypt, Lebanon, or in the Palestinian territories.
The World Post
The reluctance of bearded Taliban to carry out their own suicide attacks goes contrary to the "desperation" argument presented by Pakistan's religious right.
The World Post
Let's forget about who is an "agent" of who. Let's not allow every conversation after an incident to devolve into random whodunit speculation. Let's stop trying to focus on who killed how many people and why. That's not in our control.
The World Post
In the last few days, Sohaib Athar (@reallyvirtual) has gone from an IT consultant living in Pakistan to the "the guy who