Pakistan and its Crises: A Journalist's View
Qatrina Hussain, Director, Current Affairs, Express News
Mustafa Qadri, Journalist, The Guardian, Radio Australia, The Diplomat
Beena Sarwar, Special Projects (Aman Ki Asha), The News International; India-Pakistan peace activist
Rahimullah Yusufzai, Executive Editor, Peshawar, The News
Chair: Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House
Already struggling with a Taliban insurgency, double digit inflation and flagging energy supplies, Pakistan has been forced into a new crisis by unprecedented monsoon floods. Pakistani journalists, who have covered all of these crises on the ground, will give their views on the role of the media in Pakistan and what impact media coverage can have on stability in the country.