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Updated: 30 September 2015
182.1 million (World Bank estimate, 2013)
Most Common Languages:
Punjabi, Sindhi, Siraiki, Pashto, Urdu
Press Freedom Index (Freedom House):
Not Free, ranked 142 out of 199 (2015)
Press Freedom Index (RSF):
159 out of 180 (2015)
Corruption Index (Transparency Int.):
126 out of 175 (2014)
Global Peace Index (IES):
154 out of 162 (2014)
Human Rights Watch:
Report on Pakistan (2015)
Pakistan Report (2014/2015)
Maliha Amirzada is a correspondent for RFE's Radio Mashaal. We caught up with her to discuss Radio Mashaal and its impact on Pashtun society.
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