Muhammad Akbar Notezai

Revisiting the past

Revisiting the past

I LANDED in Gwadar in the scorching heat of July. After checking in at a decent motel near the beach, I encountered ... Published 24 Jul, 2021 07:23am
ON THE HUMAN SMUGGLING TRAIL

ON THE HUMAN SMUGGLING TRAIL

Over the years, human smuggling rackets in Balochistan have transported hundreds of thousands of Afghans to the Iran border Updated 30 May, 2021 12:54pm
The dwindling trade with Iran

The dwindling trade with Iran

THE authorities have started to fence the 900-kilometre border with Iran in Balochistan. I was recently in Mashkhel,... Published 16 May, 2021 05:43am
Tale of an acid attack survivor

Tale of an acid attack survivor

Unidentified men on a motorcycle had thrown a bottle filled with acid at Bagum and her younger sister 10 years ago. Updated 09 Apr, 2021 07:59am
MINING DEADLY TOMORROWS

MINING DEADLY TOMORROWS

In past year alone, 102 coalminers have lost their lives in Balochistan in 72 accidents. Updated 24 Mar, 2021 08:02am
Trade that poverty fuels

Trade that poverty fuels

Iranian lawmaker says three people killed in town near Pakistan border. Updated 25 Feb, 2021 07:43am
THE SLAIN SONS OF BALOCHISTAN

THE SLAIN SONS OF BALOCHISTAN

Persecution and injustices have continued to haunt the Hazaras, generation after generation. The sit-ins may have come to an end Published 17 Jan, 2021 06:55am
NON-FICTION: THE QUESTION OF BALOCHISTAN

NON-FICTION: THE QUESTION OF BALOCHISTAN

A book on the thorny issue of Balochistan’s underdevelopment by a Baloch former bureaucrat, writer and politician, despite his... Published 29 Nov, 2020 06:55am