Free media only operates in a democracy. In other ‘revolutionary’ models of governance, media freedoms is a casualty.
The inability to learn from our history — or the writing on the wall — drifts us further to the abyss.
Sharif has the constitutional mandate to govern for the next four years but that may just not be enough.
Farzana’s case represents all that is wrong with us: from misuse of a faith-based legal system, to embedded...
For most Pakistanis, a BJP victory comes as a sort of validation of the contested Two Nation Theory.
As a short-term strategy it may work, but its ultimately going to interrupt or reverse the democratic transition.
Is there freedom of speech in Pakistan? How much of it is granted? What lines cannot be crossed by journalists?
I appeal to government to provide me security, not let me remain victim of an ideology asserted with bullets, bomb.
The so-called peace process has turned into a farce exacting a heavy toll on the already dwindled state legitimacy.
Given the besieged civilian govt, it is unlikely foreign policy ambitions, priorities will change in the short term.