Tagged: pakistan

Summer of Pakistan

Summer of Pakistan

One of the finest and most extensive audio journalism series’ I’ve heard in all the years podcasting has existed, is being produced this summer by Chris Lydon’s Radio Open Source.  His focus has been Pakistan, past, present, and future.  As...

bm255 Bihari People; Forgotten and Left Stateless in Bangladesh

bm255 Bihari People; Forgotten and Left Stateless in Bangladesh

MP3 Audio [15 MB]DownloadShow URL Imagine having no rights, no home, and no country. Now imagine that on top of that, you live amongst hundreds of thousands of other people in a makeshift camp for over 30 years. This is...
 

On the Road

On the Road

24 Hours in Amsterdam has not allowed me to prepare a podcast. Mostly it involves unpacking, repacking, cleaning, and preparing my equipment for the 24C3 in Berlin. If you have not yet seen the documentation video from last years Chaos...

bm235 Online Community and State of Emergency

bm235 Online Community and State of Emergency

MP3 Audio [9 MB]DownloadShow URL At a time when the Pakistani government is using the state of emergency declaration to crack down on opposition and media, many citizens are turning to the internet. Amer Sarfraz, one of the people responsible...
 

Inviting Friends in Pakistan

Inviting Friends in Pakistan

Upon arrival in Brussels today I was pleased to receive an email from the Pakistani blog community I had written to, requesting their participation in an upcoming podcast about what people are writing about during this “state of emergency.” Throughout...

Friendship Express Rolls On

Friendship Express Rolls On

Last week, as I was doing the usual middle-of-the-night TV news network watching, the story of the train bombing aboard the Pakistan-India Friendship Express came up. Initially they called it a fire, and the details were few. I sat here,...