By Zulfiqar Kunbhar - The communities living in the fan shaped delta of Indus River, the lifeline of Pakistan, are entirely different from the rest of the country. Almost entire community gathers at one place
By Sher Ali Khalti - To award or not to award death penalty to killers of innocent people is the biggest question haunting the nation? Is it a violation of human rights or in accordance with the demands of justice is to be
By Amar Guriro - No one can feel the intensity of pain of a mother whose two year old son died two months ago and now her newly born daughter is also not feeling well. Lakshmi Menghwar, mother of six and resident of remote village
By Sher Ali Khalti - The helpless girl was begging for mercy and repeatedly claiming her innocence. But nobody paid heed to her requests as she was dragged by none else than her own family members. “I do not have illicit relations
By Sidrah Roghay - For international women’s day this year Kainaat Soomro addressed a hall brimming with people. As the 21-year-old rape victim talked about a documentary that narrated her quest for justice,
By Mirza Khurram Shahzad - Kalsoom Bibi first met a member of another religion at school, where the only Christian student was mercilessly bullied. She spent years watching her senior, Samuel, being discriminated against and
By Zahir Bangash - Last month saw 18 days of civil protests all over the town of Parachinar in Kurram Agency. The trouble began shortly after the end of Ramzan, when people started occupying the roads surrounding the office of the
By Mirza Khurram Shahzad – Sex trafficking to the Emirates The metro bus projects worth billions of rupees have been initiated in five major cities of the country. The stock exchange has surpassed a historic 30,000 plus mark. The dollar has slid to a 100 rupees rate. The army has launched a decisive operation against […]
By Aamir Saeed – Sharmeen’s Saving Face may have put the issue in the spotlight but the society and legislators have done little to aid the victims Even though tougher penalties were introduced in December last year for acid attack convictions, cases continue to rise in most areas. An Oscar-winning documentary may have put the […]
By Mirza Khurram Shahzad – When Afshan’s elder sister refused a marriage proposal from Arshad, she wasn’t fully aware of the eventual consequences, even when Arshad started threatening the entire family with physical violence. But on 3rd April 2010, when somebody threw a bucket full of acid from over the boundary wall of their house, […]
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