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The Lives Of Minority Groups

The lives of minority groups

The heart-wrenching scenes of violence by Hindu-right wing goons in Gurgaon against a Muslim family have appalled millions of humanists in the largest democracy and beyond. In a video that…

Myanmar’s minority

On November 8, Myanmar is set to hold general elections for the second time since the end of military rule in 2011. However, not everyone in the country will get…

The Model Minority

The model minority

“Model Minority” is an idea that emerged during the 1960s in the US that states that nonwhite groups of people are able to essentially revoke racial and socioeconomic oppressions, that…

Minority matters

“I AM the prime minister of all Pakistanis, whether they are Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Parsi, or any other religion. I will stand by victims of violence and ensure perpetrators…

The Minority Report

The minority report

On May 13, gunmen stepped into a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community in Karachi and opened fire killing 43 innocent civilians and wounding many. This attack is just…

The Minority Pakistani

The minority Pakistani

A fellow citizen and a friend, a Christian by faith, had to leave Pakistan and seek asylum as he and his family were threatened by a militant organisation. The departments…

‘Minorities’ and their rights

Talking about minority rights is essentially an attempt to change the world for future generations; how societies treat their minorities often reflects their ideals for the future. We can mimic…

Environmental sustainability under EU’s GSP+ — II

Pakistan has ratified all conventions related to climate change and ozone depleting substances (ODSs). The global GHG emissions data indicates that Pakistan contributes to around 1% to these emissions (UNEP…

Biden’s forever war

On Saturday, US President Joe Biden ended his week-long tour of Europe to mobilize Nato for conflict with Russia with a belligerent rant in Warsaw, Poland. Media coverage of Biden’s…

Seeking greater productivity

Following Shehbaz Sharif’s assumption of PM’s office, a key policy change is the implementation of working Saturdays in all government institutions across the country, and the change in morning reporting…