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Muharram in Rawalpindi Pakistan, 2013

It’s just over a year since I left Pakistan and things seem to have gone from bad to worse there in the intervening year. With the arrival of the new government of the Muslim League with Nawaz Sharif in control, … Continue reading

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How the Other Half Live

I have briefly mentioned the differences between the haves and have-nots in Pakistan in a previous post, but here are some photographs of what is called “The Afghani Colony.” As you can see, this is not how most people in … Continue reading

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Living in Pakistan, Rawalpindi

One of the things that really hits you when you are in Pakistan is the awful contrast between the haves and the have-nots. While the middle class live in large houses, the poor live in what can only be called … Continue reading

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