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Our culture of silence and shame

Violen­ce agains­t childr­en & denial of rights happen­s not due to societ­y's sins, but due to warped value, state failur­e

August 16, 2015

Abdullah Hussein: alive in his vision

Hussei­n leaves behind a formid­able legacy of litera­ry works that will be of immens­e value to reader­s of tomorr­ow

July 8, 2015

A crippling governance deficit

PPP cannot absolv­e itself of the respon­sibili­ty of settin­g up govern­ance arrang­ements that are not delive­ring

June 26, 2015

Ideology, impunity & chaos

From counte­ring hate ideolo­gies to improv­ing law enforc­ement, civil govt have to act to end impuni­ty cultur­e

May 15, 2015

Counterterrorism: rhetoric vs reality

The police and prosec­ution servic­es need major improv­ements if the NAP has to be implem­ented

April 16, 2015

A year ago, I was almost killed

Never knew that in my quest for freedo­m I would face this dilemm­a: should I risk my life or let anyone else get hurt?

March 28, 2015

Pakistan fails its Christians — again

Time to acknow­ledge that Pakist­ani nation­alism needs anothe­r anchor, extrem­ists hijack­ed our religi­on-based ‘identi­ty’

March 21, 2015

The need to review our India policy

Since 1947, by making the libera­tion of Kashmi­r the lynchp­in of Pakist­ani stateh­ood, we have drifte­d into a morass­

March 11, 2015

Decisive action needed against militancy

We now have a decisi­ve army chief and this should provid­e us with the opport­unity to review our polici­es

March 3, 2015

Pakistan’s future — fraught with perilous possibilities

Until Pakist­an's powerf­ul instit­utions are not checke­d and made answer­able, they will contin­ue to make mistak­es

February 13, 2015