Sunday , February 18 2018

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Why are women treated like a meaningless object?

Sabina Khan A piece of trash that can be used like a tissue and thrown away at a man’s disposal? Women are degraded and scrutinized at each point in life. Oh… it’s a “girl” taboo. Oh she’s so skinny she’s so fat? She’s dark,she’s fair, Once she has reached her …

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Unrest in the valley

Arundhati  Roy “About a week or 10 days ago, I was in Ranchi where there was a Peoples’ Tribunal against Operation Green Hunt– which is the Indian state’s war against the poorest people in this country–and at that tribunal, just as I was leaving, a TV journalist stuck a mic …

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Don’t Blame the Victim

By Sabina Khan As you see her tears falling all you can do is tap her shoulder and give her hope. “Everything will be OK” words are not enough to comfort a rape victim. Being raped is something that scars its victims for life leaving a permanent scar. Many victims refuse …

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United we stand……

The civil-military leadership of Pakistan unequivocally reacted to Indian Army Chief’s statement terming it highly provocative, irresponsible and condemnable. “Such irresponsible statements from a person of a responsible stature are deplorable. Pakistan army is a responsible organization”, Aif Ghafoor the director general of army’s media wing said while reacting to …

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Sea-based nuclear weapons

Muhammad Azam Khan “The United States must maintain the credible deterrence and assurance capabilities provided by our nuclear Triad –” -US National Security Strategy, December 2017, pp 30   Some scholars and think tanks in Pakistan are currently questioning the efficacy of placing nuclear weapons at sea. ‘The entire calculus …

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