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Spotlight on Fatima Bhutto
The Bhutto family is, in the words of George Negus, “one of the world’s most amazing political dynasties”. The ubiquity of the Bhutto name in Pakistani politics - like that of the Gandhi name in neighbouring India - has a fateful quality to it: born into politics, its most prominent members have given their lives to politics. And with the recent assassination of Osama…
Pakistan: A Reader’s Guide
Just before Operation Geronimo raided Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound, British journalist Anatol Lieven asked, “is it really possible for the United States and Pakistan to go on working together against terrorism?” His conclusion was, “The answer is complicated, but basically it is yes.” And it seems that, despite much hot air on the subject since, nothing much has changed.
Pakistan, the world’s fifth-largest…
News on the ‘Fair Go’ Front
Today, Senator Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, launched a resource centre for Muslim women. The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights will be run by the Islamic Women’s Welfare Council of Victoria. It will be staffed by Muslim women, providing advice on issues specific to the needs of women belonging to Australian’s Muslim community.
Yesterday, a survey commissioned by…
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