Noor Ejaz

The Prisoners Left Behind

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“over 77,275 prisoners were held in 114 jails across the country. These 114 jails cumulatively have the capacity to house only 57,742 people” In the wake of the COVID -19 virus, although there has been a notification of releasing under...
For ten days in a row, protesters staging a sit-in at the Pak-Afghan Highway passing through Charwazgai, a locality of the tribal belt in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, demanded justice for Adnan Shinwari, a local youth who had been murdered in an encounter by...

Silencing a People’s Assembly

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“Everything is a risk in Pakistan: If you defend women, it's a risk. If you defend non-Muslims, it's a risk. If you discuss religion, it's a risk. But you can't really sit there like a vegetable in your own society. And I'm committed to that society... and I feel I need to turn around and speak as I should.”

Trump – A Bad Deal-Maker?

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The worsening political and military crises in Afghanistan will adversely affect Pakistan and other neighboring states unless there is an early resolution. The US has clearly conceded too much in its year long dialogue with the Taliban, while the Taliban...
Representatives of PTI’s government have been at the forefront of advocating for the world to recognize the Taliban’s invasion and have tried very hard to get them some sort of legitimacy, attempts that have failed so far.

From Russia (with love?)

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The Russian capital bears little proof of the recent invasion by a Khan into its territory. Imran Khan came, he saw and he left everybody confused.

Culture of Silence

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Spotlight, the 2015 Academy Award winning motion picture, brought to global attention the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston sex abuse scandal of 2002. The film was based on factual events, showing how a group of reporters ...
گزشتہ سال کی بات ہے کہ جب میں شمالی وزیرستان  کے علاقےمیرعلی میران شاہ کے بازاروں میں عوام کی امن سے متعلق رائے لے رہی تھی تو کچھ لوگ  میرے سادہ سے ... سوالوں کو ہنسی میں اڑا دیتےاورمیں حیران ہوتی کہ ایک خاتون صحافیات
October 17th, 2020; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; In an unprecedented first, Punjab’s most popular leader called out a sitting army head, Qamar Bajwa & ISI Chief General Faiz on meddling in politics, kidnapping journalists, & pressurizing the judiciary

The Curse of Bonded Labour

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Both the police and the judiciary conveniently ignore the physical restraint and abuse of these labourers. In many cases, in fact, the police assists in recovering runaway labourers and handing them over to agents of the employers or even...