Man inside van sits next to coffin with Pakistan flag draped over, others standing nearby in close quarters

Her cousin was killed in a school shooting, but this exchange student decided to stay in the US


Sabika Sheikh was killed along with seven other classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School in Texas last May. Her cousin, Shaheera Jalil Albasit, wants to keep building peace.

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Pakistani Painters

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The object of the board game Arranged! is to escape the busybody matchmaker and a loveless marriage.

This 24-year-old has created a board game about arranged marriage


After being pressured for years to submit to an arranged marriage, Pakistani graphic designer Nashra Balagamwala decided to turn her experiences into a board game.

The video, featuring Beyonce's 'Run The World (Girls)', has been criticised by both religious conservatives and feminists in Pakistan.

How a viral dance video set to Beyonce got Pakistan talking


In Lahore, Pakistan, a clothing ad featuring a mini flashmob to Beyonce’s “Run The World (Girls)” sparked a backlash from both feminists and religious conservatives, and cyber threats to the performers.

Baby Eva has yet to meet her Pakistani grandmother.

A Pakistani mom sets out to visit her new American granddaughter, and is turned back at the visa counter


Dual citizens from Iraq, Iran, Syria and Sudan are hit by the new US program that restricts their travel. But Pakistanis say they’re victims of a visa clampdown as well.

Mohammad Jibran Nasir is a 28-year-old Pakistani lawyer turned civil rights activist.

Meet the Pakistani activist fighting the Taliban, igniting Pakistani students abroad


Mohammad Jibran Nasir is a 28-year-old lawyer and civil rights activist from Pakistan. He’s touring the United States to promote his message of anti-extremism, and to raise awareness around his two social campaigns, #NeverForgetPk and #ReclaimYourMosques.

The BBC's Mobeen Azhar speaks to Imam Ghazi, leader of the Red Mosque

Go inside a Pakistani madrassa where Osama bin Laden is called a hero


Across Pakistan, an increasingly radical brand of Islamic school or madrassa is gaining influence, spreading a purist form of Islam through its students, many of whom go on to become imams and preachers across the country.