Dawn News

March, 28 2015

Rafia Zakaria

Justice and factory fires

The Rana Plaza Arrangement in Bangladesh has provided some relief to the relatives of those killed in the 2013 inferno Published Mar 25, 2015 01:23am

Partitions past and present

Generation that actually experienced partition dwindling and stories of their migration are threatened with extinction. Updated Mar 18, 2015 10:06am

The cost of courage

Those who dare to believe in something better will not only be killed but also forgotten. Published Mar 11, 2015 07:14am

Truth and assassination

Even beyond Pakistan’s borders, conclusive answers to several high-level assassinations are still missing. Published Mar 04, 2015 03:30am

Clicking on rape

Making a gang rape video, watching a gang rape video, sharing a gang rape video, bears no moral cost in Pakistan. Updated Feb 28, 2015 03:49pm

Rape and terror

No school, no mosque and no madressah in the country features programmes against child sexual abuse. Updated Feb 25, 2015 12:55pm

The golden visa

If the doors of immigration and citizenship have been opened to investors, they are shut to nearly all others. Published Feb 18, 2015 06:37am

Thorny roses on Valentine’s Day

LIKE so much else in Pakistan, Valentine’s Day is a political event. As has been the case in the recent restive years. Updated Feb 11, 2015 09:35am

The bride of Daish

Hanan’s is one story among thousands of others sill untold, of women imprisoned by this latest recipe of oppression. Published Feb 07, 2015 02:28pm

An urban country

An urban Pakistan, is likely to be a far more individualistic Pakistan, where every person must look out for himself. Published Feb 04, 2015 01:19am

King Salman's shady past

With the US and Pakistan both in Saudi Arabia’s figurative pocket, King Salman is likely set to rule much of the world. Published Jan 31, 2015 05:23pm

The threat of divorce

The Council of Islamic Ideology could simply have asked for the provisions of the family laws to be better enforced. Published Jan 28, 2015 01:38am

The women of Israel

Just how much Israel capitulates to the gender-segregating requirements of ultra-orthodox Jewish elements is not often Published Jan 21, 2015 06:38am