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Let’s kill debate

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Let’s kill debateIt was quite an experience. To put tough questions, of the sort that others avoid, to controversial persons heading organisations on the radar of militancy is something journalists wish for. This is what makes our profession so different from the save-your-skin-and-plod-on kind of careers. To use probe as a means to build perspective […]

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Sit-ins and extremism diverting attention from rights concerns: HRCP

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QUETTA: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed concern at the emergence and deterioration in a litany of grave human rights concerns across the country and stated that the prevailing political situation and rise in religious extremism were proving significant hurdles in mounting any serious efforts to deal with these concerns. In a statement […]

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They are killing freedom of expression!

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Evolving democracies like Pakistan have sharper contradictions between major power institutions. As it is a young democracy, the struggle between different power centres is noisy and dirty. At the same time, it is worrying for all democrats because democracy has been killed in its infancy many a time by military dictators. The present strain in […]

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