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Peaceful coexistence: Making space for differences

By Muhammad Ali and Reshma Parveen The phenomenon of dealing with diversity through education has received increased attention throughout the world particularly in countries where diversity was realised as a part of society. It has been observed that education can play an important role in bringing peace by making space...

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Gilgit’s sectarian conundrum

Gilgit’s sectarian conundrum

Aziz Ali Dad It seems that the smoldering fire of sectarianism in Gilgit-Baltistan has turned into a full blown conflagration that has engulfed the entire region. In response to the recent killings, the local administration plans to carry out operations to purge the region of militants and weapons. But the...

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Has anything changed?

Has anything changed?

Mustafa Kamal Any country’s survival and progress is directly linked to the justice system, rule of law, freedom of thought, free practice of religious norms, women empowerment, public participation in decision making process and other such indicators. According to Human Governance Index (HGI) developed by Mahbub-ul Haq Human Development Centre,...

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The state of anarchy in Pakistan

The state of anarchy in Pakistan

Irfan Ali Once Socrates, over a discord on the definition of justice, said to his disciples, “justice is what the powerful think.” Same is true in the context of Pakistani society. Though, constitution of state, declares the country to be a modern democratic in its orientation and function but in practice,...

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GB smouldering with sectarianism

GB smouldering with sectarianism

Dee Jay Mathal A superficial calmness seems to be prevailing in Gilgit Baltistan for now. There is, however, lava boiling beneath the surface. Long since, the rulers sitting in Islamabad have controlled the region, plundered its resources and enjoyed ruling the locals; they did more to divide the masses than...

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