10 February 2015
As a new television drama looks at British rule in India, Nick Clark looks at the exploitation, famines and massacres that were the brutal reality of the Empire
09 September 2014
Geoff Brown argues the protests represent real anger, but the movement has to look to its own strength, not the leadership
17 June 2014
An attack on Karachi airport exposed how weak the deadly conflict has left Pakistan’s rulers, writes Geoff Brown
14 May 2013
Muslim League leader Nawaz Sharif will become prime minister of Pakistan for a third time after elections last week.
15 January 2013
The British press has blamed bloody killings last week in Quetta, Pakistan, on "religious fanatics". This does nothing to explain why they took place.
20 November 2012
Hamas and negotiations
Contrary to Israeli propaganda Hamas has not opposed all negotiations.
25 September 2012
The protests against the anti-Islamic Innocence of Muslims film have continued to spread—from Pakistan to Greece.
10 July 2012
Some 2,500 people marched against fascists in Nikaia, Athens, on Thursday of last week. The march saw the biggest mobilisation yet from Pakistani people. And for the first time the whole left came together.
05 June 2012
Three days of US drone attacks in north west Pakistan have left at least 27 dead.
22 May 2012
Tory minister Baroness Warsi waded into the debate about the Rochdale abuse case last week. She claimed that some Pakistani men saw white women as "fair game".
06 March 2012
This new play by Middlesbrough-based writer Ishy Din looks at the lives of four British Pakistani young men.
13 December 2011
Hostilities between the US and Pakistan have dramatically escalated after a US airstrike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last month.
28 November 2011
Nato’s attack on a Pakistan military base on Friday night has led to a huge crisis.
18 October 2011
So long as there are foreign forces in Afghanistan, there will be resistance and, sooner or later, the occupiers will be defeated. Everyone knows this is what is going to happen.
04 October 2011
Forty years of foreign intervention in Afghanistan—first with the Soviet Union, and now with NATO—have destroyed that country, and now threatens to expand to destroy Pakistan too.
27 September 2011
The Pakistani state has arrested and tortured union and political activists using special anti-terror laws.
23 September 2011
The Pakistani state is arresting and torturing union and political activists fighting against displacement from floods, privatisation, mass sackings and non-payment of wages.
16 August 2011
A shy Muslim from Pakistan, Yusef, joins a hardcore Islamic commune in New York and becomes radicalised.
17 May 2011
President Barack Obama’s decision to send a hit squad to assassinate Osama Bin Laden has nudged up his faltering opinion poll ratings at home.
03 May 2011
Osama Bin Laden is often presented as single-handedly controlling world "terrorism" from a bunker in Afghanistan or Pakistan. It is a myth that has suited both Bin Laden and his enemies.