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Dream versus reality

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Gwadar, on Thursday, became the unlikely launching pad for some glad tidings for the nation. At one level, we had a visual message. There they were, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chief of the Army Staff Raheel Sharif sitting, metaphorically, on the same table. And this civil-military camaraderie, coming in the wake of some […]

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Fact-finding mission: Rangers spreading fear more than protecting lives: HRCP

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KARACHI: In its latest fact-finding report, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) comes down hard on the paramilitary force and calls it an agent of fear, instead of an agent of security. In its report, titled ‘Extra-judicial acts by Rangers in Karachi’, the human rights organisation took up 11 recent cases of abduction, extra-judicial […]

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Targeted attacks claimed most lives: HRCP report

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KARACHI: Some 1,726 people were killed in the city during the fist six months of 2013, showing a steep rise of over 42 per cent against the 1,215 killings recorded during the corresponding period of 2012, says a report. According to the report prepared by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the single largest […]

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