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Updated: 30 September 2015
185.0 million (World Bank estimate, 2014)
Most Common Languages:
Punjabi, Sindhi, Siraiki, Pashto, Urdu
Press Freedom Index (Freedom House):
Not Free, ranked 64 out of 100 (2016)
Press Freedom Index (RSF):
147 out of 180 (2016)
Corruption Index (Transparency Int.):
117 out of 168 (2015)
Global Peace Index (IES):
153 out of 162 (2016)
Human Rights Watch:
Report on Pakistan (2016)
Pakistan Report (2015/2016)
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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