Abdul Sattar appears in the following:
Friday, August 12, 2022
Two Pakistani friends make videos in which those who lived through India's 1947 Partition describe loved ones they lost at the time. With viewers' help, siblings and others are reunited after decades.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Pakistani filmmaker Wajahat Malik pulled together an expedition to raft down the 2,000-mile river. He hopes to reconnect people with the Indus, which is being threatened by overuse and climate change.
Friday, April 08, 2022
The country's Supreme Court said a move by Prime Minister Imran Khan to dissolve parliament rather than face a no-confidence vote was unconstitutional. What happens next isn't entirely clear.
Sunday, April 03, 2022
The nation's politics was thrust into disarray after Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved parliament ahead of a vote on a no-confidence motion in which he was widely expected to lose.
Saturday, March 26, 2022
Amid a series of missteps, the cricket star-turned-politician faces a no confidence vote after the country's all-powerful generals signaled that they would no longer back him.
Saturday, March 05, 2022
The vaccinators are going door-to-door in what the government is calling an unprecedented effort, toting coolers with a mix of COVID vaccine types.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Journalist Daniel Pearl's beheaded body was found in a shallow grave in the Pakistani port city of Karachi in 2002. The murder conviction of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was overturned last year.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh's murder conviction was overturned in April and he was ordered released for time served for kidnapping Pearl. He has remained in detention pending appeals.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
A new electric vehicle policy. Renewable energy. 10 billion trees: Pakistan launches ambitious green policies. Will they succeed?
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
They're speaking out and leading protests to learn the fate of fathers and brothers who are among the many hundreds of disappeared Pakistanis — most of them men. Are they making a difference?
Friday, June 19, 2020
That's the perspective of Dr. Samar Fakhar, a surgeon at the government-run Khyber Teaching Hospital, as cases surge and tensions rise.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
The clampdown on public gatherings was openly defied by clerics and worshippers. Now the government has changed the rules as the holy month is about to begin.
Friday, April 17, 2020
Pakistani authorities have called for a maximum of 5 worshippers in a mosque. Many in the religious community disagree — and the issue will only become more heated as Ramadan approaches.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
As incomes dry up for low-paid Pakistanis during the COVID-19 crisis, the government is massively expanding a program that gives cash to the out-of-work. But concerns are being raised about its reach.
Monday, April 06, 2020
In a poor neighborhood in Islamabad, houses are right up against each other, families may live 10 or more in a single room and streets are narrow and crowded.
Monday, March 30, 2020
One Pakistani entrepreneur is making protective gear. A Pakistani lawyer raised thousands of dollars and converted his office into a food storehouse for people in need.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
In the far northern region of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, rivers and orchards, domestic visitors are earning a bad reputation.
Friday, January 10, 2020
Copies of a new Urdu edition of Mohammed Hanif's 2008 novel, A Case of Exploding Mangoes, were seized Monday. Rights groups say it's another sign that freedom of expression is threatened in Pakistan.
Monday, January 06, 2020
Environmental advocates in smog-choked Lahore say the Pakistani government has long downplayed the problem of air pollution. That might be changing.
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Over half those births will happen in just eight countries, according to the U.N. agency.