Panchayats and jirgas have acquired a great degree of notoriety for subjecting women to unchecked exploitation
Asfand Yar Warraich
We are not torture abolitionists, as we fervently proclaim, but closeted torture apologists.
Can trees and rivers be accorded legal rights?
Can this case be a springboard for institutional reform?
Evidently, the state has yet to comprehend the magnitude of our environmental concerns.
The lack of grass-roots advocacy has rendered human rights an academic, rather than a political, pursuit.
We must reconfigure our idea of justice.
We are villainising our minorities, glorifying our wars and subverting logic on its head — and to what end?