A Pakistani paramilitary soldier stands guard near where the Beijing-funded megaport of Gwadar, in southwestern Pakistan, will be built. Photos: AFP; Corbis; Imaginechina; Reuters

A second Shenzhen? Pakistani fishermen fear China investment plans

A move to turn the impoverished Indian Ocean port of Gwadar into a major node of world commerce threatens a population already struggling with a violent insurgency and lack of water, write Jon Boone and Kiyya Baloch

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A Pakistani paramilitary soldier stands guard near where the Beijing-funded megaport of Gwadar, in southwestern Pakistan, will be built. Photos: AFP; Corbis; Imaginechina; Reuters
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