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Regarding war crimes

United States Vice President Kamala Harris, speaking at a press conference in Romania on Friday, pointed her finger at Russian actions in Ukraine and declared, “We are clear that any…

War crimes

Amid the apocalyptic horror of Russia’s war on Ukraine, the outlook is grim – this war of aggression will result in untold casualties, massive displacement and long-term suffering, not just…

Crimes against humanity

Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned scholar, author and activist, in a video message to a webinar organised by a Washington-based advocacy organisation named the Indian American Muslim Council observed “The pathology…

Countering financial crimes

In recent days, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken many steps to enforce internal accountability mechanism to uproot corruption/malpractices within the organisation. The steps like making Chief Commissioners as…

Check-posts against white collar crimes

First, the medicine prices went through the roof. Next, it was the turn of Atta (wheat flour) and sugar prices, followed by “artificial shortage” of oil at a time when…

The weight of our crimes

Once you’ve attacked a hospital, you have to really try quite hard to disappoint. For the average Pakistani lawyer, it’s almost effortless. Windows were broken, bricks and pots set in…

The recklessness of war crimes

The recent news of the Australian troops perpetrating alleged war crimes on civilians and combatants within Afghanistan sparked major outrage and uproar all over the world. Australia has been part…

War crimes

The Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry was always going to make for a gruesome read – and that was only the redacted version. The findings of the…

Bipartisan crimes

Hundreds of people are unnecessarily dying every day with African Americans representing a disproportionate number of those deaths. Eighty million people are now without health coverage, millions are unemployed, over…

Crimes behind closed doors

IT happened one summer evening last year, in a small flat in northern Moscow. In this two-bedroom dwelling lived the Khachaturyan family; a father and his three teenage daughters, aged…