Persecuted by Muslims for centuries and squeezed by the forces of assimilation and modernity, the Kalasha are on the verge of extinction.
Manzoor Ali, Staff Writer
Manzoor Ali is a Pakistani writer. He has contributed to TRT World, Roads and Kingdoms, Al Jazeera, New Internationalist, Himal Southasian, Foreign Policy, The Indian Express, Dawn, and The Express Tribune.
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Annexed by the British, claimed by Afghanistan, a battleground during the Great Game, the Cold War, and the War on Terror, Pakistan’s lawless tribal region is finally integrated into the rest of the country.