South Asians for Human Rights

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Climate threat over South Asia

HOW badly are Saarc countries already affected by climate change, and what is the hope the damage could be contained before it becomes an unmitigated disaster? With these paramount questions,

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Crisis looming

RARELY have I seen a ruler so oblivious to the tsunami heading his way. While the prime minister is busy preaching family values to the country on a daily basis,

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Last call

EVER since last summer when the government applied a historic monetary and fiscal stimulus to the economy a question has hung silently in the air, holding its poise through all the hype

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Saving women

ON July 20, Noor Mukaddam, the daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat, was killed in an upscale Islamabad neighbourhood. The incident was particularly reprehensible not only because of its gruesome

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