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Targeted killing of Hazaras

IT’S very hard to find a single household of the Hazara community in Quetta that has not been victimised by targeted killing. It is a caged community, owing to their…

Spectre Of Targeted Killings

Spectre of targeted killings

Two-Year-OLD Zala, cradled in her uncle’s arms and chewing gum, was completely unaware that she was participating in the funeral procession of her father. She had no idea of the…

Targeted Killings

Targeted killings

Targeted killing has come to be seen as driven by sectarian, ethnic or terrorist motives. In Karachi targeted killings are pushing certain groups towards isolation. Since January 2010, on average…

Upskilling youth

OUR present and the future have been fluidly reshaped by Covid-19 that has caused significant shock to vulnerable and underserved populations. For many, the impact is widespread and huge. In…

The easy target

“His worst fault is, that he is given to prayer” — (Shakespeare) IN times of a pandemic, it is hard to imagine that a prayer can dominate the national conversation…

Implications Of Soleimani’s Killing Listen

Implications of Soleimani’s killing Listen

The assassination of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Crops (IRGC) chief General Qassem Soleimani by the US in Baghdad is the most seismic event of the last decade in the Middle East.…

Anwar Congo And The Act Of Killing

Anwar Congo and the act of killing

Imagine a killer – rather a mass killer – being enthusiastic about re-enacting his crimes: kidnappings, tortures, strangulations, and dumping of the dead bodies, and all that with a sense…

Saving Tigers, Killing People

Saving tigers, killing people

From forced eviction to restrictions on access to resources, conservation practices have long been tied to violence against the indigenous peoples that live in forest areas. In recent years, we…

Hitting The Wrong Target

Hitting the wrong target

The progress on Operation Raddul Fasaad is being reported as satisfactory. Press briefings by law-enforcement agencies create the impression that terrorists are on the run and security forces are killing…