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Road to climate justice

DELIVERING the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 2020, Antonió Guterres, the UN secretary general, said that inequality defines our time. Because of globally growing extreme inequalities, the world system is at…

Power, Justice And Democracy

Power, justice and democracy

As a nation the world views us as synonymous with people of unpredictable talent – from politics to cricket. Our happiness is short-lived and so are our sorrows. Every now…

Social Protection

Social protection

Widespread under-nutrition, especially iron deficiency, determines a range of negative consequences impacting the welfare of individuals and families as well as the economic and social development of the nation. This…

No Justice Yet

No justice yet

Trump appeared jubilant as he shared with the American public the details of the operation that led to the killing of the infamous leader of the Islamic State of Iraq…

Focus on justice for all

ONE of the most significant activities at the United Nations last month was a review of the progress towards realising Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 (peace, inclusive societies, justice for…

Benefits of social cohesion

SOCIAL indicators have gained significance as critical variables, used to measure sociopolitical strength and the well-being of societies and communities. While academic and research efforts, mainly in developed nations, are…

Justice For Farishta

Justice for Farishta

Islam describes the killing of one innocent person as the slaughter of all of humanity. The constitution of Pakistan protects the sanctity of human life, and binds the state to…

Between Livelihood And Justice

Between livelihood and justice

What’s more important: rozi (livelihood) or justice? Rozi is all important, certainly more important than abstract and elusive concepts like justice. In some cases, your rozi may be tied to…

The Path To Climate Justice

The path to climate justice

This piece is a response to ‘We Don’t Have Time to End Capitalism – But Growth Can Still Be Green’, published in inthesetimes.com by Tobita Chow. While the question of…

Ghosn arrest puts Japan’s justice system in the dock

The shock arrest of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has thrown the international spotlight onto Japan's criminal justice system, where suspects face prolonged detention and interrogation without lawyers present. Rights…