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I.A. Rehman

Freedom for national good

Pakistan is still caught in the post-9/11 wave that has undermined human rights worldwide. Published Oct 20, 2016 01:53am

Jailed for destroying heritage

Al Mahdi’s case should interest our legal experts, anti-terrorism authorities and heritage lovers for several reasons. Published Oct 06, 2016 06:34am

Should we rethink Kashmir?

The whole of South Asia is paying heavily for the India-Pakistan confrontation. Published Sep 29, 2016 01:10am

To hell and back

One man’s tale of struggle and survival during the Chinese Cultural Revolution Updated Sep 25, 2016 07:40am

A hazardous route to change

One should not be surprised if PTI policymakers have their eyes on a replay of the 1977 overthrow of Bhutto. Published Sep 22, 2016 01:37am

A flawed child labour law

The Punjab Prohibition of Child Labour at Brick Kilns Act ranks as one of the most bizarre laws. Published Sep 08, 2016 01:46am

Fata reform: plans & pitfalls

One should like to see a wide-ranging discussion on what Fata will become under the ‘rewaj’ rule. Published Sep 01, 2016 06:16am

The roots of terrorism

There has been little progress on preventing terrorist groups from regrouping and acquiring new recruits. Published Aug 18, 2016 01:00am

Runaway children

It would be utterly wrong to look at runaway children only from the police’s point of view. Published Aug 11, 2016 12:41pm

How not to make a law

Engagement over the PECB has been a harrowing experience for civil society organisations. Published Aug 04, 2016 02:39am

Baloch concerns revisited

The threat posed by deep-sea fishing by foreign trawlers has figured in the list of Balochistan’s grievances. Published Jul 28, 2016 03:19am

Threats to Edhi’s mission

After Edhi’s death, the orthodoxy lost little time in unsheathing their daggers. Published Jul 21, 2016 06:34am

Life during Ramazan

The tendency to ape Middle Eastern lifestyles undermines our work ethics during the holy month. Published Jul 14, 2016 01:43am

Shadow of the FCR

All attempts to abolish the FCR in Fata have been foiled by vested interests. Published Jun 30, 2016 05:58am

The endangered Kalash

The state must ensure that minorities are not driven to give up their faith by denial of their rights. Published Jun 23, 2016 12:16pm

The people’s champion

An exploration of the role of the public intellectual in society through a volume of essays compiled by Romila Thapar Published Jun 19, 2016 07:06am

The roots of misogyny

It has not been possible to make women-friendly laws due to the orthodoxy’s opposition. Updated Jun 16, 2016 09:49am