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International Human Rights Day: Pakistanis question state institutions about their missing human rights

Men, women and children belonging to the most marginalized segments of the society including gypsy community, brick kiln workers, sanitary workers, trans-genders, Persons with...

March From Pakistan to Al-Bakistan

Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister, once said, “Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the...

ماروی سرمد:کلوزنگ جہاد فیکٹریز

پچھلا جمعہ مالا کنڈ کا پچھلے کئی مہینوں کا خونی ترین دن ثابت ہوا .میڈیا رپورٹس کے مطابق اس دن دیر نے اکیس تابوت...

The sweet sound of a glorious oil-drenched slap

The following piece was originally published by Express Tribune on 12th April 2015 but was removed from their website reportedly on the orders of...

The worst of the blasphemy law is yet to come

A blasphemy case has been registered under sections 295, 295C 298C and others against GEO media group owner, Mir Shakilur Rehman, anchor Shaista Lodhi,...

Human rights movement strongly recommends Malala Yousafzai for the Nobel Peace Prize

Following statement was released by Asian Human Rights Campaign today: In this age where women and girl children do not receive the protection promised to...

Jinnah unequivocally wanted Pakistan to be a secular state

I am writing this article as a rebuttal to Khuldune Shahid’s article “Jinnah’s Pakistan a mirror of his contradictions.” It is necessary because if...

I.A. Rehman: Jinnah’s New Pakistan Is Possible

The following piece is courtesy Dawn and was originally published on 14th August. The discourse on Pakistan’s political ideal has taken a new...

Dera Bugti chronicles: Too scared to go to school

DERA BUGTI: Since that incident, Asif Ali Bugti has never been to school, as his father fled from the troubled district and took refuge...

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75 Years of Pakistan: Must the Next 75 years be as Turbulent?

On the 75th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence, it is time to acknowledge the good, the bad, and the ugly. Pakistan was founded as the...

Supreme Court Judicial Overreach Harming Pakistan

As Pakistan enters its 75th year of independence, maybe it is time the country stopped banning people, ideas, books, films, organizations, etc. That may...

De-regulate Drug Prices, Grow Pakistan’s Pharma Industry

  Rising prices, falling rupee, and continued presence of Covid have hit the poorest segments of society the most. In addition to food and fuel,...

Police Needs to Respect Citizens Rights, Avoid Crass Thuggery

The Shahbaz Sharif government came into power promising that it would be different from not just the Imran Khan government but also other governments...