Issues such as poverty have not received even a fraction of the attention given to the revival of military courts.
To celebrate World Poetry Day the Herald dug up one of Faiz sahab's last interviews with veteran journalist I A Rehman
Revisiting the stories of ordinary Pakistanis who had the great courage to stand up and fight against oppression
Hidden behind the statistics are incredible stories of human suffering.
No serious attempt has been made to remove the social causes of discrimination against women.
Were all the losses caused by the enforced curtailment of the LLF really unavoidable?
The foremost cause of the rise of beastliness in society is that the law has ceased to be a deterrent.
The rise of the hydra-headed monster of corruption has fuelled the surge in spurious drugs.
The idea of ADR is sound in theory but its success in a feudal-minded society is extremely debatable.
Many people suspect that the zealots are commanded by someone in authority.
Politicians have to answer for their failure to come up with proper laws to prevent violence against children.
Pakistan’s third universal periodic review at the Human Rights Council is due.
Many issues that the electoral reforms committee was expected to resolve have not been addressed.
Pakistani authorities have an aversion to any scrutiny of the rationale for retaining the death penalty.
Deradicalisation of society needs to be part of a broader attempt at national reconstruction.
The damage caused to national interest by living in a state of self-denial is visible all around.
Perhaps the biggest threat to the judiciary’s independence comes from the religious orthodoxy.
Of late, the right to life, liberty and security of life has come under increased strain.
There is no systematic monitoring of the impact of women-friendly legislation.
What is happening in Pakistan now should worry all conscientious citizens.