I.A. Rehman

Of students’ rights

The trouble with the administration is that it has all along viewed student unions as adversaries. Updated Dec 05, 2019 07:27am

What administrative reform?

The enormously important task of restructuring should have the sanction of parliament. Updated Nov 28, 2019 07:46am

Media’s shrinking space

The state’s failure to intervene, even to take notice, renders it liable to censure for complicity. Updated Nov 21, 2019 07:39am

Healthcare for prisoners

Pakistani authorities have no use for the rules bearing the name of Nelson Mandela. Published Nov 14, 2019 07:18am

Misuse of antiterrorism law

Civil society should welcome the judgement as it promises a reduction in the misuse of the ATA by a predatory executive. Updated Nov 07, 2019 01:25pm

A bureaucracy paralysed

Civil servants and students of public administration will benefit from a detailed study on the bureaucracy. Published Oct 31, 2019 07:08am

A people’s discourse

Pakistan’s politicians forget human rights when they are in power and discover them only when they are out of office. Published Oct 24, 2019 07:08am

Mental health anxieties

Experts agree that reports on suicides in Pakistan are not reliable. Published Oct 17, 2019 07:02am

Law for social change

Is it not time to question the adherence to a retributive system of justice? Published Oct 03, 2019 07:02am

Inverted priority for media

Nobody has bought the official plea that special courts will promote the media community’s interests. Published Sep 26, 2019 07:26am

Time for jail reform

Instead of turning jails into dungeons, the government should undertake comprehensive prison reforms. Published Sep 19, 2019 07:25am

Roots of custodial deaths

There is evidence to establish that there have been alliances between politicians and policemen to kill citizens. Published Sep 12, 2019 07:21am

No power is unfettered

The government’s sole defence was that it enjoyed the requisite power to recall the judges. Published Sep 05, 2019 07:14am

Overhaul the NAB law

Holders of public office cannot be denied due process and the right to a fair trial. Published Aug 29, 2019 07:07am

A missing link

The media and civil society organisations can strengthen the national campaign for the Kashmir cause. Published Aug 22, 2019 06:53am

Revolt against tyranny

The world has taken little notice of the near-total blackout of news from Kashmir. Updated Aug 15, 2019 08:05am

Beyond Modi’s foul stroke

Pakistan must not allow Modi’s excesses to divert it from its goal of eventually achieving peace in South Asia. Updated Aug 08, 2019 08:10am

Focus on justice for all

The failure to report progress on SDG 16 implies a bid to hide a poor record and shying away from reality. Published Aug 01, 2019 07:17am

Tunisia’s path to glory

While reviewing and revising political and religious mores, Tunisia continues to pay due respect to history. Published Jul 25, 2019 06:56am