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The bomb is immoral - Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy

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Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy discusses the risks caused by nuclear proliferation both in South Asia and the world.

Pervez Hoodbho is a professor of nuclear and high-energy physics at Islamabad University, and leading figure in research into particle physics. Interviewed at Karachi Literature Festival, he discusses the challenges of developing educational rigour in the school science curriculum, and the risks caused by nuclear proliferation both in South Asia and the world. This is a powerful and wide-ranging interview on the challenges faced by Pakistan and the wider region.

Hoodbhoy is a leading figure in debates in Pakistan on social and educational development, and is frequently outspoken on these matters, challenging establishment and political failures.

Film courtesy of dawn.com

Camera: Sara Faruqi

Interviewer: Salman Haqqui

Editor: M. Umar

 

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