• Asma Jahangir: The street fighter

    Asma Jahangir: The street fighter0

    • Blog
    • February 11, 2018

    OBITUARY Asma Jahangir (1952-2018): The human rights icon from Pakistan was a feisty street fighter The renowned senior lawyer suffered from a cardiac arrest and died in Lahore on Sunday. Saroop Ijaz  11/2/2018 This article was first published on The Herald in 2016. Asma Jahangir admonishes police personnel at a protest against the Election Commission of Pakistan

  • Hasan Minhaj; For defining the narrative of a “New Brown America”0

    • Blog
    • February 11, 2018

    BY BENJAMIN SOLOWAY Hasan Minhaj in New York on Nov. 27. (Jesse Dittmar for Foreign Policy) HASAN MINHAJ, COMEDIAN,  32, UNITED STATES NOTABLE FACT: During an event in Sacremento at which writer Wajahat Ali was a panelist, Minhaj’s father pulled Ali aside and asked him to help convince Minhaj to give up comedy and attend law school. It

  • Modi visits Ramallah, backs independent Palestine state0

    • Blog
    • February 11, 2018

    by Farah Najjar & Linah Alsaafin 10 Feb 2018 Palestinian leaders have hailed the Indian Prime Minister’s arrival to Ramallah as ‘historic’ [Mohamad Torokman/Reuters] MORE ON NARENDRA MODI Narendra Modi has arrived in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on a landmark visit – the first ever by an Indian prime minister – that Palestinian leaders have hailed


  • Arab anger: Governments and protesters walk a fine line0

    By James M. Dorsey December 12. 2017 A little noticed subtext to furious protests across the Middle East and North Africa against US President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is simmering anger at Arab governments. The subtext demarcates a delicate balance between Arab youth frustrated with governments that are

  • Addressing malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive social protection0

    by Shamsul Alam  December 19, 2017 The critical role of nutrition in cognitive development of the children highlights the importance of social protection measures. According to the World Bank, children between conception and age of 4, if undernourished, fall into the high risk zone of impaired cognitive development, and the likelihood of death of this

  • Conflict and Women: A Study of Kashmir Valley0

    Abstract: Through the twentieth century there has been a significant growth in the frequency of armed conflicts across the globe. These conflicts have not only led to widespread death but extensive displacement, fear, and economic devastation. Kashmir which is known as “Paradise on earth” has now become the “synonymous with death, destruction, and genocide.” The

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  • Bangladesh: Will this country become Pakistan or Kashmir?

      1. A political group is spreading the perception that the country will again become Pakistan if Awami League loses control of Bangladesh. They even suggested a label “Banglastan” for this supposed nation which transforms into an improvised Pakistan in the East. But symptomatically it appears to become another Kashmir, or in a classical sense

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