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Dawood Ahmed

Silencing dissent in Pakistan

Silencing dissent in Pakistan

The social harm of silencing Sabeen Mahmud and Parveen Rehman will be severe and incalculable. Updated Apr 29, 2015 05:15pm
Taking the bait

Taking the bait

If we seriously want to demonstrate that Islam is a religion of peace, does it make any sense to engage in self-righteous displays of religious fervor? Published Sep 17, 2012 05:17pm
The judicial death of reason

The judicial death of reason

On 12th August the Anti-Terrorism Court handed down its judgment in the Sarfraz Shah case: one death penalty and six... Published Aug 16, 2011 08:30am
The extra-judicial death of reason

The extra-judicial death of reason

The murder, in broad day light, of a 25 year old boy, Sarfraz Shah, has shocked and shamed many of us; despite our... Published Jun 10, 2011 05:57am
War powers: judicially yours

War powers: judicially yours

I have been led to believe that law is a privileged profession practiced by thoughtful, independent-minded and... Published May 28, 2011 08:44am