Shows featuring Madiha Tahir

  • Drone on Your iPhone: Apple Drops Objections to App Tracking U.S. Strikes Overseas Drones_app
    A new iPhone app has been released that tracks every reported U.S. drone strike overseas. Over the course of two years, Apple rejected different versions no less than five times. Now, for the first time, the app is finally available under the name of Metadata+, created by New York University graduate student Josh Begley....
    February 12, 2014 | Story
  • Karim Khan, Anti-Drone Activist Who Lost Family Members to U.S. Strike, Goes Missing in Pakistan Karim_khan-2
    An anti-drone activist and journalist has gone missing in Pakistan just days before he was due to travel to Europe to speak with Parliament members about the impact of the U.S. drone wars. The legal charity Reprieve says Karim Khan was seized in the early hours of February 5 by up to 20 men, some wearing police uniforms. He...
    February 12, 2014 | Story
  • Pakistan Flood Victims Tell of Suffering, Unfolding Disaster in Southern Sindh Province Pakistan
    Pakistan is still reeling from the worst floods in its history. Some 21 million people have been affected even as the flooding continues. Forty villages were submerged in the past few days, and a fifty-foot breach in an embankment this morning has sent flood waters surging toward three more towns. Independent journalist...
    September 10, 2010 | Story
  • Flood Refugees in Karachi Relief Camp Complain of Government Corruption and Inefficiency Pak
    It’s been a month since torrential rains triggered the worst floods in Pakistan’s recent history. Nearly 20 million people are homeless or hungry, with one million people displaced in the past week alone. The official death toll is at 1,760 but is expected to rise as survivors are threatened by diseases. Madiha...
    September 03, 2010 | Story
  • As Pakistan Floods Continue Moving South, Calls for Debt Cancellation Grow Flooding
    In Pakistan, torrential rains a month ago that triggered unprecedented floods have moved steadily from north to south, engulfing a fifth of the country. Seventeen million people have been affected, and some five million have lost their homes. Meanwhile, a movement to cancel Pakistan’s external debt is now underway as...
    September 02, 2010 | Story