Noor Ejaz Chaudhry Say yes to freedom, peace, dignity and respect for all. Say no to terror and repression against all living beings. In the beginning was freedom. Jolly Kanjappu, The Berlin Wall 1990 This quote sets the tone for K.G. Kannabiran’s acclaimed book, The Wages of Impunity, as he revisits human rights violations occurringContinue reading “Power, Law and Brutality: The Link between Colonial and Post-Colonial India”
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Ammar Ali Jan, Zahid Ali and Ziyad Faisal sat down with political activist, writer and public intellectual Tariq Ali for the Left-wing Youtube show The Muqaddimah. A number of topics came under discussion….
The untimely crisis of COVID-19 has melted away political, theoretical and ideological certainties held by many.
There is a popular joke about the promise of celestial virgins (hoors) for pious Muslim men who make it to heaven—it quips how this is not really a reward for the eager men but more a punishment for the hoors.
The COVID-19 pandemic is only the latest crisis that has had a major impact on human life. Two other crises are also upon us: the crisis of growing inequality and the environmental crisis.
The Labour Relief Campaign, initiated by Pakistan’s Left and Progressive movements, has entered its second month. The effort was initiated with the objective to provide monthly rations to working class families affected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
For all of the outrage that many rightly feel, it is not surprising that the Pakistan state’s inherently authoritarian streak has come to the fore in the midst of the pandemic. COVID-19 …
Four weeks into the COVID lockdown, millions of Pakistanis have been pushed into hunger. The first cases of COVID-19 began to be diagnosed in Pakistan in the midst of a two-year assault on the country’s …
The most remarkable thing about the late 1960s movement in Pakistan were its radical demands, argues Anushey Malik.