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Can we just talk for once?

Can we just talk for once? Just once? I thought you will stay forever. In worshipping you, I completely forgot that you too, like me, were mortal. Because you were addicted to social media, so this is only an attempt to catch your attention. Can you read my mind? If not …

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Making human rights a reality

By Gulranga Ali All human beings are provided with fundamental rights without any discrimination by national as well international laws. Beside s, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the constitution of Pakistan also provides fundamental rights to its citizens, described in the Article 8 to Article 28 of the …

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Canada @150: Still trying to keep the US happy

Canada’s birthday present to the world is its old foreign policy wrapped in new fancy rhetoric. Often, birthdays are a moment to take stock of the past and reflect on the future. On July 1, Canada marks its sesquicentennial. It’s a date infused with myth and symbolism. On the eve of the …

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Why am I facing 75 years in prison?

By threatening anti-Trump protesters with decades in prison, the state is attempting to criminalise civil disobedience. On January 20th, during the inauguration of Donald Trump, the DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) violently and indiscriminately attacked scores of protesters, journalists, legal observers, medics, and bystanders in the vicinity of an anti-fascist/anti-capitalist march. …

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Is Trump committing war crimes in Iraq and Syria?

Civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria have reportedly spiked since Trump took power. What is going on? “Donald Trump on terrorists: ‘Take out their families’.” Such headlines began to surface as early as December 2015, when the real estate tycoon accelerated his presidential campaign. Donald Trump was emphatic, as clear in his …

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In the land of oppurtunity

by Farid Ali Whoa! That’s it?” This was my immediate reaction when I successfully cleared immigration process for the United States at Abu Dhabi airport for the first time. I was eager to wait for more surprises to come during my stay in the US. Expectedly, I wasn’t disappointed. I …

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There’s no need to be alarmed

by Jawed Naqvi THERE are not too many media houses left in India that will stand up to Prime Minister Modi’s insidious dismantling of freedoms. Universities are being destroyed by pseudo nationalist bigots, the judiciary is being subverted — how else would a high court judge feel emboldened to pontificate …

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Load-shedding returns

by khurram Hussain THIS is beginning to look like a rerun of the previous government’s last year in power. Rampant load-shedding, riots and attacks on power-sector installations, soaring circular debt, allegations of fudging of demand and supply data, high-level meetings being repeatedly convened to get an assessment of the situation, …

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