Tag Archives: Rights


Umer Abdullah

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy

Pakistan’s Case For Democracy The American diplomat Richard Holbrooke pondered over a problem on an evening of September 1996 during the elections in Bosnia which were meant to restore civic life to

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Asfandyar Khan Tareen

Freedom Of Press Versus Right Of Reputation – My Rights Are Better Than Yours

Freedom Of Press Versus Right Of Reputation – My Rights Are Better Than Yours My words are my pride – I can attack your character as a matter of entitlement in utter

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Bilal Zia

Acquisition Proceedings Revisited

Acquisition Proceedings Revisited Unjustifiable acquisition of land by government authorities in the name of public interest is in limelight these days. Pressure groups and affected individuals have raised objections with the view

Pakistan – A Pseudo State

Pakistan – A Pseudo State The rights of the people of Pakistan would not have been trampled upon had the ruling elite faithfully followed the constitutional and democratic path set for the

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Javeria Younes

How Judiciary Has Institutionalized Curb On Free Speech

How Judiciary Has Institutionalized Curb On Free Speech “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear” ― George Orwell. Freedom of

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Daniyal Hassan

Has Article 2(4) Of The UN Charter Become Redundant In The 21st Century?

Has Article 2(4) Of The UN Charter Become Redundant In The 21st Century? The principle of non-intervention in international relations is indeed deep-rooted. It would be difficult, if not impossible for there to be

Pakistani Democracy Is Not Meant For The People

Pakistani Democracy Is Not Meant For The People Pakistani democracy, though it is ‘by’ the people, it is not meant ‘for’ the people. Actually, Pakistani democracy is exclusively for the ruling/elite class. When

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Extremism — Defying Diversity

Extremism — Defying Diversity The relation between Muslim societies and the West is quite complex. In recent decades it has come to be underpinned by suspicions and hostility due to a host

Rights – Unknown

Rights – Unknown Prejudice which articulates itself in discrimination and oppression goes against the first two Articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). According to Article 1 of UDHR  ‘All human