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Pakistan Facts: Key Sources

 

Islamabad is a work of fiction inspired by real events. The following is a list of key sources for
these events.

 

1947 Partition
Khan, Yasmin, “The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan.’ Yale University Press,
2017.
Leach, Anna, “’Everything Changed: Readers’ Stories of India’s Partition.” The Guardian, August
14, 2014.  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/everything-changed-readers-stories-of-india-partition

 

1965 War
Britannica, last modified October 13, 2023, “The Six Day War.”

20th-century international relations - Six-Day War, Middle East, Conflict | Britannica

 

2005 earthquake
Halvorson, Sarah and Jennifer Hamilton, “In the Aftermath of the Qa’yamat: The Kashmir
Earthquake Disaster in Northern Pakistan,” Research Gate, October 2009.

 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26862621_In_the_Aftermath_of_the_Qa%27yamat_The_Kashmir_Earthquake_Disaster_in_Northern_Pakistan

 

The New Humanitarian, January 12, 2006, “Pakistan: Year in brief 2005 - Chronology of key
events Jul – Dec.” reliefweb,.
https://reliefweb.int/report/pakistan/pakistan-year-brief-2005-chronology-key-events-jul-dec

Afghan Refugees
Ruiz, Hiram A, June 2002, “Afghanistan: Conflict and Displacement 1978 to 2001.” Forced
Migration Review.
https://www.fmreview.org/september-11th-has-anything-changed/ruiz

Benazir Bhutto
News.com.au “Bhutto Death Explanation Pack of Lies,” December 29, 2007.
https://web.archive.org/web/20071231064102/http://www.news.com.au/story/0%2C23599%2C22983841-1702%2C00.html

Blasphemy
Riaz, Wasim, Dawn, February 11, 2023, “Nankana Sahib DSP, SHO suspended after violent mob
lynches man over blasphemy allegations.”

https://www.dawn.com/news/1736565

 

Forced Disappearance in Pakistan


Burnham, Shayne, Immunity Watch, Syracuse University, September 2008, “Musharraf Faces
Charges of Human Rights Violations.”
https://impunitywatch.com/musharraf-faces-charges-of-human-rights-violations/
 

Kargil
Banerji, Aritra, September 20, 2019, “Why Pakistan Doesn’t Claim its Fallen Soldiers: The
Reasons Will Shock You!”

https://www.ssbcrack.com/2019/09/why-pakistan-doesnt-claim-its-fallen-soldiers.html
Dawn, July 1, 2018, “The Making of the Kargil Disaster,”.
https://www.dawn.com/news/1417105

 

Embassy of India, Washington, August 25, 1999, “Press Release on Pakistan’s Refusal to Accept
Prisoners of War.”
https://www.indianembassyusa.gov.in/ArchivesDetails?id=268

 

Gul, Imtiaz, July 2018, “Book Review: From Kargil to the Coup,’ News Line.
https://newslinemagazine.com/magazine/book-r-eview-from-kargil-to-the-coup/

 

Hindustan Times, July 26, 2016, “Timeline: How the Kargil War Panned Out in 1999.”
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/timeline-how-the-kargil-war-panned-out-
in-1999/story-LybR9FsSUO8d6AcoRnHRHL.html

 

“Kargil War.” New World Encyclopedia, last modified February 28, 2023.
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kargil_War.

 

New York Times, July 17, 1999, “India Buries Soldiers that Pakistan Won’t Claim.”

https://www.nytimes.com/1999/07/17/world/india-buries-soldiers-that-pakistan-won-t-claim.html

 

Quora, “Why did Pakistan not accept dead bodies from the Kargil War?”
www.quora.com/Why-did-Pakistan-not-accept-the-dead-bodies-from-the-Kargil-war

Lal Masjid
Dawn, “A Chronology of Lal Masjid Saga.” July 11, 2007.
https://www.dawn.com/news/255802/a-chronology-of-lal-masjid-saga.

 

Hussein, Zahid. “The Legacy of Lal Masjid.” Dawn, July 13, 2017.

www.dawn.com/news/1345068

 

Raman, B. “How China Forced Musharaf to Move.” Outlook, last modified February 3, 2022.

www.outlookindia.com/making-a-difference/how-china-forced-musharraf-to-move-news-235015

 

Raza, Syed Ifran. “Chinese Hostages Freed.” Dawn, June 24, 2007.
https://www.dawn.com/news/253217/chinese-hostages-freed.

 

Reuters Staff. “Timeline: Pakistan in Crisis.” Reuters, November 3, 2007.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-crisis-idUSL0313986920071104.

 

Siddique, Qandeel. “The Red Mosque operation and its impact on the growth of the Pakistani
Taliban.” Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, October 2008.

www.ffi.no/en/publications-archive/the-red-mosque-operation-and-its-impact-on-the-growth-of-the-pakistani-taliban

 

https://ffi-
publikasjoner.archive.knowledgearc.net/bitstream/handle/20.500.12242/2178/08-
01915.pdf

 

Skylight 1, May 13, 2007, “Aunty” Shamim: How she operated in Islamabad?”
https://www.shiachat.com/forum/topic/234926621-aunty-shameem-how-she-
operated-in-islamabad/

 

Times of India, July 13, 2007, “Chronology of Lal Masjid Clashes.”
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/chronology-of-lal-masjid-
clashes/articleshow/2190609.cms

 

White, Joshua T; Vigilante Islamism in Pakistan: religious party responses to the Lal Masjid
Crisis.  Current Trends in Islamist Ideology 7 (2008): 50+. Gale Academic OneFile
(accessed October 23, 2023).
https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A348311789/AONE?u=anon~5fcbc2ac&sid=googleSchol
ar&xid=988d13c5.
 

Pakistan Army
24 News HD. “Pakistan Army’s Patriotic Enthusiasm.” YouTube, September 5, 2017. Video,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3UjLhhuoRQ.
Ahmed, Khaled. “Pakistan Army and Pakistan Nationalism.” The Express Tribune, May 12, 2012.
https://tribune.com.pk/story/377870/pak-army-and-pak-nationalism
Chengappa, Bidanda. Pakistan, Islamization, Army, and Foreign Policy (New Delhi: APH
Publishing, 2004).
 

Pakistan
Nawaz, Shuja, 2009, “Crossed Swords, Pakistan, its Army and the Wars Within” (Oxford
University Press).
Waseem, Mohammad 2011, “Patterns of Conflict in Pakistan: Implications for Policy.”
Brookings.
 

Zia-ul-Haq
Ghafour, Hamida. “Zia-ul-Haq’s Legacy in Pakistan ‘Enduring and Toxic.’” Toronto Star, August
26, 2013.

www.thestar.com/news/world/zia-ul-haqs-legacy-in-pakistan-enduring-and-toxic/article_060ec526-5032-5de3-9203-51482b3bd133.html

 

Story of Pakistan, “Islamization Under General Zia-ul-Haq”, last modified June 1, 2003.
https://storyofpakistan.com/islamization-under-general-zia-ul-haq/.

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