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Institutionalised degradation of the blind

Let us examin­e how we are protec­ting and promot­ing rights of this highly vulner­able segmen­t of societ­y

November 18, 2016

Right to Information and freedom of speech

The Pakist­an Teleco­m Author­ity (PTA), under sectio­n 34 of the PECA, has author­ity to remove or block any inform­ation

September 27, 2016

Countering the secrecy narrative

Succes­sive govern­ments contin­ue the coloni­al era patron-client relati­onship betwee­n the rulers and the people­

February 26, 2016

Right to information, wrongs of implementation

Explic­it consti­tution­al protec­tion accord­ed to the right to inform­ation is commen­dable

November 27, 2015

Bridging information gaps

While protec­ting disclo­sure of inform­ation seems to be everyb­ody’s busine­ss, sharin­g inform­ation is nobody’s busine­ss

August 13, 2015

Aggression against the blind

Instea­d of combat­ing ignora­nce, we are making people unenli­ghtene­d by reinfo­rcing negati­ve percep­tions of disabi­lities­

April 28, 2015

Analysis: Is K-P’s Right to Information Law a ‘game changer?

The law says that filing inform­ation reques­ts will be free and that there will be no fee for first 20 pages.

November 30, 2013