Karachi

Pakistan

Inside Karachi’s Disappearing Irani Cafes

“We are a small and shrinking community. My children are unlikely to carry forward this business once my generation fades out.”
Rida Bilgrami
9.19.18
London

Meet the Chef Bringing Grandma-Approved Pakistani Street Food to London

Numra Siddiqui scoured the food stalls of Karachi and her own family recipes in search of the ultimate bun kabab—the “desi burger” made with sweetened bread and slow-cooked beef.
Daisy Meager
11.24.17
Photo

Meeting Pakistan’s Radical Feminists

We met the Pakistani women who dare to fight for free speech. One of them was Sabeen Mahmud, a woman who created a counter-cultural haven for thinkers in Karachi, and, in April, paid for it with her life.
Tonje Thilesen
6.3.15
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Pakistan Since Guantánamo

A question to the outside world posed by a Pakistani detainee.
Saba Imtiaz
11.10.14
News

Terrorists Killed Karachi's Toughest Anti-Terror Cop

Chaudhry Aslam's death is bound to affect the way Pakistan polices terrorism.
Samira Shackle
1.16.14
News

Taliban Kills Pakistan's Top Anti-Terror Cop

“I will give my life, but I won't bow to terrorists.”
Danny Gold
1.10.14
News

The Exiled Pakistani Politican Leading an Army of Millions from the London Suburbs

The notorious Altaf Hussain leads the MQM and has been investigated for inciting murder.
Samira Shackle
12.16.13
Travel

Buying Condoms in Pakistan Is Hard

Store clerks will just turn away unmarried women.
Mariya Karimjee
9.27.13
News

An Infamous Pakistani Gangster Was Killed by a Hitman Wednesday

You may remember him from 'The VICE Guide to Karachi'.
VICE Staff
9.20.13
Music

Karachi's Best Hip Hop Has Barely Been Heard

You might not expect to find some retro boom-bap shit in the style of DasEFX or Brand Nubian bumping out of trunks in the Bohri Bazaar, but here it is.
Noisey Staff
3.4.13
the best thing i heard this week

Karachi's Best Hip Hop Has Barely Been Heard

You might not expect to find some retro boom-bap shit in the style of DasEFX or Brand Nubian bumping out of trunks in the Bohri Bazaar, but here it is.
3.1.13
VICE Is Ten: 2002 - 2012

The VICE Guide to Karachi

Hanging out in the world's most violent city.
VICE Staff
11.29.12
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