Peace and conflict report: June 2017

Peace Direct's Local Peacebuilding Experts provide their latest analysis of conflict in their areas - and what it means for peacebuilders. Read on for reports on the situation in the Central African Republic, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Yemen. Read more »

22 June 2017

Counter-extremism in Pakistan: success or falling short?

Two years on from the development of the Pakistani government’s flagship plan to tackle terrorism, has it had any success? Zahid Ahmed discusses developments in the light of recent attacks. Read more »

16 February 2017

Youth peace entrepreneurs in Pakistan

The story of Ali Raza Khan and his organisation YES Network’s pioneering youth peace entrepreneur initiatives in Pakistan. Read more »

18 August 2016

Waging war for peace in Pakistan

A new documentary goes behind the scenes at Islamabad’s Red Mosque, which has been accused of supporting extremism in Pakistan. Read more »

09 March 2016

Learning from an experienced peace educator in Pakistan

Zahid Shahab Ahmed interviews an experienced peace educator to discover what it takes to implement a successful peace education programme in Pakistan. Read more »

03 February 2016

Brothers in arms

What can a power struggle between two brothers in Mughal India tell us about religious conflicts in today’s world? Read more »

07 February 2015

History repeating itself? Overcoming the legacy of partition in Pakistan

An interview with Anam Zakaria, a young peacebuilder overcoming prejudice, intolerance and mistrust between Pakistan and India. Read more »

20 January 2015

The rising gap between Shias and state institutions in Pakistan

With Shia mistrust of state institutions growing, what does this mean for the future of Pakistan? Read more »

16 June 2014

Pakistan Calling: showcasing Pakistani civil society

Pakistan Calling is a series of films depicting Pakistani civil society attempting to tackle the country's many pressing social problems. Read more »

19 May 2014

What is the biggest challenge facing Pakistan? An interview with Anwar Akhtar

An extract from an interview with Anwar Akhtar, from Pakistan Calling, a film project promoting cross cultural dialogue. Read more »

05 November 2013