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Asia Society's Tom Nagorski looks back at the life of Sabeen Mahmud, a member of the Asia 21 Young Leaders network who was tragically gunned down in Karachi on Friday.
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"The idea that we fall into civilizations, plural, is merely a politically convenient myth," writes Moshin Hamid in the title essay of his new collection.
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"There are writers in Pakistan who are far braver than I am," says the acclaimed novelist, on the eve of a new U.S. book launch.
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The creator of a riotous one-woman play about Pakistanis navigating through Western society acknowledges her success but adds, "My story is just one — more stories are needed."
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Pakistan's most storied city is at risk of losing its stories—but Farhan Shah is determined to prevent that from happening.
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Two Asia 21 Young Leaders call for major changes following last week’s attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, and warn against solutions that will not “alleviate the threat of future attacks.”
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Asia 21 Young Leader Yusra Sami Askari reflects on her interview with the education activist — it was intended to focus on the Nobel Peace Prize, but was overshadowed by the Peshawar tragedy.
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"Cartoons can have a huge impact," says Pakistan's first professional woman cartoonist, who was just named one of the "100 Women of 2014" by the BBC.
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Arts
The four members of Khumariyaan participate in a post-show discussion with members of the audience and Asia Society's Rachel Cooper.
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Arts
The instrumental quartet from Peshawar, Pakistan, gets an Asia Society crowd on its feet with their music rooted in Pashtoon traditions.
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"We girls in Swat, we have proved that when you speak up for your rights, you can really bring change," says the 17-year-old Noble laureate.
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Malala Yousafzai expresses her hope that worldwide effort can ensure access to education for girls and young women from Nigeria to her native Pakistan.