Foreign correspondent covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Asia, Latin America and immigration Education: Brown University, BA in American civilization
Pamela Constable is The Washington Post’s bureau chief in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She has reported from both countries frequently since 1998, and served as a South Asia bureau chief based in India from 1999 to 2005. She also reported from Iraq in 2004 and 2005. She previously covered immigration issues and immigrant communities while based in Washington for The Post.
Before joining The Post in 1994, she was a reporter, editor and foreign correspondent for the Boston Globe from 1982 to 1994, reporting mainly from Central and South America and the Caribbean. She was a reporter for the Baltimore Sun from 1978 to 1982. She is an author and has held writing fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Pew Journalism Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and president of the Afghan Stray Animal League.
Honors & Awards:
Maria Moors Cabot Prize, Columbia University School of Journalism, 1993
Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, 1990
Professional Affiliations: Council on Foreign Relations Foreign languages spoken: French, Spanish Books by Pamela Constable:
She was imprisoned since 2010, accused of making "derogatory remarks" about the prophet Muhammad during a dispute over water with village women. Her case became a major point contention on both sides, and authorities feared violence.