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Trapped?

Trapped?

It must have been a moment of distress for General (r) Pervez Musharraf, when a shoe was hurled at him in the premises of the Sindh High Court. Never before…

The Most Democratic Of Them All

The most democratic of them all

A few articles have been published on these pages recently lambasting the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership for talking to the Jamaat-e-Islami for seat adjustment. The writers heaped criticism on the Jamaat…

Law’s Makers And Breakers

Law’s makers and breakers

Democratic values are taking roots in Pakistan, as is evident from the recent successful completion of a democratic government, as also the role of the media, judiciary and civil society…

In Search Of True Representation

In search of true representation

On June 8, 2012, the Supreme Court of Pakistan in its judgement in the case of Workers' Party Pakistan through Akhtar Hussain, Advocate, General Secretary and 6 others v Federation…

The End Of A Misrule

The end of a misrule

At the end of full five years of civilian democratic rule, the country is in the grip of despair and disillusionment – the endless killing of innocent people and the…

Between Shame And Shamelessness

Between shame and shamelessness

We have tumbled into and been tossed from one species of government to another. We have suffered a ‘brutal’ dictatorship and savored an ‘enlightened’ one. Tired of a ‘sham’ democracy…