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Baloch students thrashed at private university

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 10, 2014. Islamabad – Three Baloch students of the Preston University were allegedly targeted on the basis of ethnicity by fellow students and severely beaten up inside the university campus in the capital’s sector H-8 on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Industrial […]

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F-8 courts attack: Seven years later, terror revisits courts compound

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 4, 2014. Islamabad – The dark, bloody night of July 17, 2007, returned to the Islamabad district courts in Sector F-8 in broad daylight on Monday when suicide bombers exploded inside the courts after firing volleys of bullets on innocent […]

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Religious party worker gunned down

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 4, 2014. Islamabad – Unidentified assailants gunned down two people including a local leader of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ) in the federal capital on Friday evening. According to police and eyewitnesses, ASWJ Islamabad chapter’s General Secretary, Mufti Muneer […]

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Pakistan turning into a violent, undemocratic society: HRCP

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Apr 5, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistan is dangerously teetering on the brink of becoming a violent, undemocratic society, according to the 2012 annual report of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). The HRCP launched its “State of the Human Rights […]

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Islamabad Christians protest against Joseph Colony massacre

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 11, 2013. Islamabad – Seen from the eyes of Master Rafaqat Masih, life has always been tough for Pakistani Christians. When their houses are not being burned on allegations of blasphemy, they are turned down for jobs because of their religious […]

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Family of brother killed in Kohistan Video violence hold protest demonstration

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 9, 2013. Islamabad – The family of three Kohistani victims of violence protested in front of the National Press Club in Islamabad on Tuesday, seeking justice for its slain family members. On January 3, 2012, three of Afzal Khan’s brothers were […]

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Relatives of Mastung blast victims wait for the dead bodies of their loved ones

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 9, 2013. Everyday since December 31, 23-year-old Farhan Jamali has been visiting the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi with just one hope: That this would be the day he would finally collect the dead body of his older brother, Nisar […]

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