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Dawn News Expands to U.S., Targeting Pakistani-American Youth

Dawn News Expands to U.S., Targeting Pakistani-American Youth

To attract young, educated Pakistani television viewers living in the United States, a satellite television distributor is hoping that it has found a winning combination: high-brow news reports from Pakistan interspersed with advertisements for U.S.-based companies — all in English.

Play Music – And They May Come

Play Music – And They May Come

BY TALA AL RAMAHI
Clusters of men and woman chanted “Allah Akbar” (“God is great” in Arabic), as they marched 20 blocks down Madison Avenue.

Hondurans Demonstrate Against Coup

Hondurans Demonstrate Against Coup

BY VICTOR LI
Protesters gathered in Union Square Park last Tuesday in support of the deposed Honduran president, Manuel Zelaya.

Pakistan

Pakistan

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Population
19,113 people living in New York City were born in Pakistan.
Source: 2006 American Community Survey

Neighborhoods
Midwood (also known as “Little Pakistan”, especially along Coney Island Avenue), Brooklyn
Source: 2000 United States Census

Religion(s)
95% of Pakistanis are Muslim (Sunni 75% and Shia 20%) , while the rest include Christians and Hindus. Source: C.I.A. Fact Book

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Mexico

Mexico

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Population
169,572 people living in New York City were born in Mexico.
Source: 2006 American Community Survey

Neighborhoods
Elmhurst/Corona, Queens: 10,399
Sunset Park, Brooklyn: 8,526
East Harlem, Manhattan: 8,032
Bushwick, Brooklyn: 4,915
Source: 2000 United States Census

Religion(s)
Catholicism and Pentecostalism

Language(s)
Spanish

History

A huge number of undocumented Mexican immigrants living in the US were legalized when the Immigration Reform and Control [...]

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