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A candlelight vigil was held the evening of Dec. 16 for victims of the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan (Photo by Mohsen Zaheer for Voices of NY)

NYC Pakistanis Shocked by Attack

Featured Posts, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks December 17, 2014 at 6:22 pm

In New York, there was widespread horror at the Taliban attack Dec. 16 that left more than 140 dead at the Army Public School in Peshawar.

Opinion: Will Pakistan Vote for a New Direction?

Opinion: Will Pakistan Vote for a New Direction?

Opinion, Politics, South Asian May 10, 2013 at 5:18 pm

The world is anxiously watching Pakistan’s election. At stake is not just the control of parliamentary institutions, which will give birth to a new government, but the direction the country is headed into.

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Politics, South Asian April 29, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Supporters of a Pakistani political party stage a noisy demonstration in front of U.N. headquarters to protest the Taliban’s bloody bombing campaign against the country’s three major secular parties. Protesters said the violence would skew the election results.

People from different communities watching the presidential debate at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights. Organizers also screened a documentary on Malala Yousafzai after the debate. (Photo via VOPA)

Attack on Malala Yousafzai Reverberates in NY’s Desi Enclaves

New York, Politics, South Asian October 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm

The Taliban attack on 15-year-old education activist Malala Yousafzai reverberates in Americans of Pakistan descent 10 days after she was shot in the head while riding in a school bus in Mingora, the largest city of the Swat Valley in Pakistan’s troubled northwest.