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You are right or what is right!

Origin is always obscure, says Maclaver. I do concede to his skeptic proposition, but the obscurity of things led to the differences of opinions and controversies. The respect and tolerance is the only ground on which the contrasting opinions can ...

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Mashal Khan: Who to blame for?

Despite the tall claim from the government and state functionaries of eradicating the extremism and terrorism, yet the reality is totally in contrast. The recent horrifying lynching of Mashal Khan, by the mob of university students of AWKUM (Abdul Wali ...

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Pakistan: Change of Guards

A journey of peoples that have witnessed crossroads of history  Indus civilization ages seven thousand years. Pakistan is just seventy. Sindh and Balochistan together are the core of the Indus civilization that can be called Sindh civilization. Each brick of ...

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Meritocracy is injustice

There were five friends somewhere in one of the provinces of Pakistan. They all were trying to get employment in the government sector, owing to the fact that there is no other source of employment in that province. They were ...

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The business of violence and human rights

The case of Balochistan — when human life and reason are both collateral damage While only states — both authoritarian and democratic— hold the monopoly over ‘legitimate’ violence, the business of human rights works according to the principles of the ...

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Why border closure should be opposed?

Divided by a porous and disputed border, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the two States in the South Asian region that have borne the brunt of extremists’ violence. Since the start of this millennium, tens of thousands of common people on ...

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Religion of peace in Pakistan

Pakistan is becoming more and more dangerous both for Muslims and non-Muslims. The most important for a person is survival, why to live in a place where there is a threat to your survival. If the blasphemy law is not ...

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The Unarmed Pathan

When we look back at our history, almost every country in the world has experienced some form of foreign occupation, colonization, massive violence and bloodshed simply based on either regional, religion, ethnic or racial conflict. And while most of the ...

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Russia: The new player in Afghanistan

After suffering an embarrassing defeat at the hands of the US-backed ‘Mujahideen’, Russians adopted a hands-off approach towards Afghanistan. Having realized that they had no say in the political landscape that existed in Afghanistan post Soviet-Afghan War, Russians separated themselves ...

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