Efforts to convince the government to focus on child sexual abuse have so far been in vain.
Ahmad will especially be remembered for designing and perfecting the report-and-analysis magazine, Sairbeen.
The world cannot ignore the verdict of history that wars do not solve any problem.
We can count a large number of Pakistani women who have distinguished themselves in different walks of life.
Quite a few issues of immediate concern to the people of Pakistan were taken up during the Lahore Literary Festival.
Police in Pakistan know of no non-violent methods of investigation or interrogation.
International news channels have made censorship and withholding of news from any people impossible.
Enforced disappearances and bonded labour remain festering sores in this country.
No valid reason has been advanced to justify the unification of the media laws.
Censorship has always been defended in terms of a need to protect impressionable minds.
The International Labour Organisation has come a long way since it adopted its first convention in 1919.
No time-consuming inquiry is needed to ascertain the nature and extent of their plight.
It is surely time the government acquired the confidence to govern without demonising the opposition.
Recognition of one’s inherent dignity did not dilute the force of disagreement or censure.
The Gorano story is only a small part of the much bigger threat the people of Thar are facing.
The UPR provides an opportunity for a most thorough scrutiny of the state’s human rights record.
Perhaps the most serious human rights issue today concerns the media’s freedom of expression.
The arguments offered for not accepting the present leader of the opposition as PAC head are not tenable.
The failure to manage fecal sludge or waste water poses a grave threat to public health in rural Pakistan.
The recent buckling down of the state to mobs of the radical right is not the first time it has done so.