Caroline Jaine

Little voice

We could honor Malala by rediscovering authentic individual voices. Don’t wait for a gruesome attack to read these quiet words. Published Oct 15, 2012 11:10am

Fanning the flames in Karachi

The perception of Karachi by the media is often presented as a violent city – its plurality, commercial centres and hospitable inhabitants overlooked. Published Sep 17, 2012 04:12pm

When you get there ...

The arrival of migrants inevitably has an effect on British society. The food, language and culture changes – and that is something to be celebrated. Published Sep 03, 2012 11:24am

Oil and murder (again)

The Myanmar riots really have come at a bad time. Now, any good news on the country will be forced to carry the caveat of murder. Published Jul 30, 2012 07:02am

Nothing but the truth

“Can you live with the fact that for events such as the death of Bin Laden, you might not ever know an ultimate truth?” Published Jul 16, 2012 06:03pm

A Pakistani Olympic torch bearer

It feels as if at last the Olympics are beginning to be about the people and the sport – not about the security concerns. Published Jul 02, 2012 04:59pm

Over the drone of drones

During refugee week, let’s look a little differently at Fata and KP and not get caught up in the media stereotyping of an area – and if possible, hear the voices of people. Published Jun 18, 2012 03:31pm

Political art and Pakistan

There is fierce debate about whether art changes or simply reflects society but there is no doubt that it contributes positively to debate and open society. Published Jun 04, 2012 02:13pm

Too dangerous for the Games?

For Londoners, the Olympics have turned their city more into a military zone than the centre of fun and excitement. Published May 21, 2012 09:16am

Hate-mail and book burnings

The Nazis, like the Taliban, the USSR, Qin Dynasty, Pinochet’s regime and many others had policies of burning books. Perhaps because they understood that the pen is mightier than the sword. Published May 07, 2012 07:11am

Acid attacks and Pakistani schizophrenia

“While there is an absolute elation for the Oscar success of ‘Saving Face', there is also a dark feeling in the pit of my stomach which asks why for this film?” Published Apr 16, 2012 04:19pm

Sunshine and rain on Talat Hussain

English drizzle welcomed Pakistani journalist, Talat Hussain, to Cambridge this weekend. Hosted by the University’s... Published Mar 19, 2012 07:55am